We are frequently asked, what is the difference in Schnauzer coats? Well, we’ll try to explain with a few words – and some pictures – shown below. Honestly, it is harder to produce the heavier mega coat, which is why there is a price paid. However, if you live in a wooded area or where there are a lot of sticky weeds, maybe it would be better for you to have a normal to have a Schnauzer with a wire haired coat instead. It all comes down to preference. The coat does not determine the personality of the Toy Schnauzer, Teacup Schnauzer or Mini Schnauzer. There is not a defining standard as to the labeling of coat, it is up to the breeder’s discretion and is a term we as breeders have coined in order to distinguish between the many different coats. A breeder’s experience weighs heavily in evaluating a Schnauzer’s coat.