Here are items of interest to the SSCA members, Schnauzer lovers, judges, and exhibitors. The SSCA items are provided by the SSCA Education Committee.
The Illustrated Standard has written and visual explanations of the official AKC standard as well as visual examples of faults. Breeders, judges, exhibitors, and those wanting to learn about the structure of the Standard Schnauzer will find this little book a MUST. See similar information at the Breed Standard page. This is an SSCA item.
The SSCA grooming video demonstrates stripping techniques, scissoring and clippering, and maintenance grooming. This is an SSCA item.
This grooming guide has written and visual explanations of the basics for grooming your Standard Schnauzer. This is a wonderful item to give to new owners in a puppy packet. This is an SSCA item.
Sourcebook I reprinted in 2001. Hard cover. This book contains a collection of information on the emergence of the Standard Schnauzer in America including some brief history of the origins of the Standard Schnauzer Club of America as well as the Miniature Schnauzer Club of America. Includes some interesting historic details about people and dogs involved during the early years of importation and exhibiting in the USA. This is an SSCA item.
The Standard Schnauzer Source Books I and II have become collector items but the SSCA still has a Source Book III left in inventory. This book, published in 1983, has Schnauzer pictorials, breed history, SSCA club history, Schnauzers around the world, directory of breeders, lots of pictures of the dogs up to 1983 - your dog's ancestors, and a list of titlists from 1973-1983. A wonderful source for building pedigrees, seeing pictures of dogs in your pedigrees, and learning about how the Standard Schnauzer developed in Europe and America. This is an SSCA item.
Source Book IV is a historical update of the previous three Source Book volumes published in 1963, 1973, and1982 respectively. Any of the Source Books to date give an update in all facets of the breed for a particular decade. A standard schnauzer source book is of interest to anyone who fancies the breed and serves not only as a resource for breeders and exhibitors, but gives examples of standard schnauzers at home and i n a working capacity. All four volumes of the Standard Schnauzer Source Book keep an up-to-date profile as standard schnauzers span the globe.
Award years 1993 - 2002, published in 2010.
Award years 2003 - 2009, published in 2012.
Award years 2010 - 2014, published in 2016.
The Pocket Guide is a quick reference to the official AKC breed standard. The handy Pocket Guide, done in full color, shows proper structure, gait, and faults through the use of actual photographs. Praise by many AKC judges, the Pocket Guide is a must for breeders, exhibitors, and AKC judges.
To see information about the breed video and other videos provided by AKC, go to the AKC site. The AKC breed video provides visual examples of the AKC Standard for the Standard Schnauzer.
The SSCA's Publications Manager is
1980 Neal Avenue S
Afton, MN 55001
You can get a copy of the order form here: Publication Order Form (updated February 2020)
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