The Weimaraner is a moderately large, athletic dog that will thrive with a family that likes the outdoors. This energetic dog requires firm training and plenty of exercise to keep out of trouble. Originally known as the Weimer Pointer, this cheerful and affectionate puppy will be easy to train and grow to a loyal and obedient dog. This dog breed will thrive as part of a family "pack", and enjoy the company of children, however will not appreciate long periods of solitude. Perfect for the athletic family, this strong and muscular dog will be a willing participant in daily runs or walks or bike riding. Given the Weimaraner’s original breeding and recent uses in police work and search and rescue, this dog breed is the perfect dog choice for a person looking for a dog to train and participate in dog sports and competitions. The breed has developed wonderful scenting and tracking abilities, which served the Weimaraner well as it hunted wolves, deer and bear, and later birds.
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23 to 27 inches (58.4 to 68.6 cm)
50 to 70 pounds (22.8 to 31.9 kgs)
10 to 12 years
Germany. Originally known as the Weimer Pointer, the Weimaraner was selectively breed from bloodhouns in Thuringen, Germany.
Energy Level:The Weimaraner is quite energetic and easily bored.
Exercise Needs:The Weimaraner needs a long daily walk or run of at least an hour.
Training Compatability:The Weimaraner has average compatibility with the right training.
Popular Weimaraner Cross-Breeds:
Boweimar - Weimaraner X Boxer,
Goldmaraner - Weimaraner X Golden Retriever,
Labmaraner - Weimaraner X Labrador Retriever,
Weimaranerdoodle - Weimaraner X Poodle
The American Kennel Club disqualifies Weimaraner with a distinctly blue or black coat.
The Weimaraner is:
Grooming:Your Weimaraner will need to be groomed every two – three days.
Coat Length:The Weimaraner has a short coat.
Shedding:The Weimaraner is a light shedder.
Bloating, Eye infections, Hip dysplasia, Hypothyroidism, Tumors
Weimaraners are prone to suffer from bloat. To prevent this, feed two or three small meals a day rather than one large meal.
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