The best place to learn about Standard Schnauzers is from the Standard Schnauzer Club of America. It is an excellent member run club that loves and supports all Standard Schnauzers. The link is above.
If a Standard Schnauzer is relinquished to a shelter, the club immediately steps in arranges a foster home until a permanent one can located.
Many long term breeders are willing to take new SS owners under their wings to help them with grooming, training, and showing.
You cannot go wrong, if you have a Standard Schnauzer, to join the National Club.