Weimaraner

A royal, silver grey, German sport dog

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Description

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Life Expectancy
10-12 years
Learning Rate
High
Litter Size
5 to 7
Size
Large
Weight
Dogs: 55-70 pounds
Bitches: 50-65 pounds
Height
Dogs: 24-27 inches
Bitches: 22-25 inches
Other Names
Weimaraner Vorstehhund
Country of Origin
Germany
Groups
AKC Sporting Dogs
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The Weimaraner is also named as “Silver Ghost”, is a picture of grace, stamina, speed, alertness and balance. They are one-family dogs that are reserved with strangers. These dogs make good watchdogs. They require owners who have firm, no-nonsense approaches who will take time to train and socialize them.

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The Weimaraner are boundless energy, tireless, driven and a remarkable sense of smell make them great hunting dogs. Weimaraners have been known to hunt for as long as six hours at a time. When well trained the Weimaraner is a confident and assertive dog who makes a wonderful companion. The Weimaraner has webbed feet for swimming.

Temperament

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This happy and loving breed is cheerful, affectionate and very rambunctious, full of energy. This dog is intelligent, but can be highly opinionated and willful. Therefore he/she should have firm, experienced training from the start. This smart dog can learn quickly, but resistant to repetitive training. Reserved with strangers and sometimes combative with other dogs.

Do not trust with small non-canine animals. Early socialization is important. They are very brave, loyal and protective on his own territory. This is definitely not a herding or farm dog. The Weimaraner needs attention and companionship. If relegated to a kennel life or if left alone too much, he can become very destructive and restless. He/she needs to live indoors as a member of the family.

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These dogs are often kind to children, but are not recommended for very young ones because they are energetic enough to accidentally knock a child down. This will prevent jumping in the future, as they are strong dogs and will knock over elderly or children by accident.

They are so eager to please, and motivated by reward (food or praise). Once a trick is learned, the dog will leap to repeat for praise. Do not use choke or prong to train, they become hopeless very quick and all is lost from this point. This breed likes to bark. Very hardy, with a good sense of smell, and a passionate worker, the Weimaraner can be used for all kinds of hunting.

Colors

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Preferably silver gray; shades of mouse or roe gray.

Coat

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They have a short, smooth and sleek coat. It is easy to keep in peak condition. This breed is an average shedder.

Health Issuess

Health Issues

Generally healthy, however Twisted stomachs should be watched for. This breed is prone to bloat; it is best to feed it two or three small meals a day instead of one large meal. Avoid vigorous exercise right after the dog has eaten a big meal.  They may also suffer from hip dysplasia, but are in general a hardy breed of dog. Hip dysplasia has been reduced to only 8% through conscientious breeding. To help prevent the chance of hip or elbow dysplasia developing make sure your dog is on a healthy, well proportioned diet, and avoid excessive running and jumping while still a puppy as this can be hard on the developing joints. Prone to hypertropic osteodystrophy (too rapid growth) and tumors. To minimize the risk of your Weimaraner developing any hereditary health issues, you should buy a dog from a reputable Weimaraner breeder.

Living Environment

Weimaraners can live in apartments as long as they get sufficient exercise. They exhibit relative inactivity indoors and will benefit in having regular access to at least a large yard. Weimaraners are powerful working dogs with immense stamina thus the need for regular exercise and frequent opportunities to hike, play, romp and enjoy running free in a field. Failure to provide sufficient work-out might result to destructive indoor activity.

Living environment

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