dog breeds Total: 369 Breeds

Weimaraner

Weimaraner
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Overview

The Weimaraner is a type of hound of German origin. The breed has excellent hunting qualities. They have two types of coat: the short-haired type is characterized by a thick, smooth, well-fitting covering hair, and the long-haired type is characterized by a soft, long covering hair. The undercoat of this breed may or may not be present, may be thicker or, on the contrary, more sparse. Even if they have no undercoat, it is advisable to brush them regularly to prevent matting in the longer layers and reduce shedding. Coat color - four options are allowed - silver, light gray, blue and dark mouse. On the ears, tail and inner surface of the paws, lightening is possible, but never in the form of spots.

Temperament

The Weimaraner breed is energetic, friendly and cheerful. They get along well with children and make an excellent family member. With children, especially older children, these dogs establish a friendly, partner relationship. These dogs are very loyal and need constant human contact. Weimaraner - an extremely intelligent, attentive and understandable dog, training is perfect and easy. Weimaraners are also very suspicious of strangers and are ideal guard dogs.

Weight

The Weimaraner is a medium to large sized breed of dog, and their weight may vary depending on the sex of the dog. Female dogs can weigh 25 to 35 kilograms and male dogs can weigh 30 to 40 kilograms. The height of dogs of this breed can range from 57 to 70 centimeters. Muscular, wiry athletic build, a broad back, taut abdomen, tall, wiry limbs, all this perfectly describes the breed Weimaraner. 

Lifespan

Weimaraners have an average life span of 10 to 13 years, but with proper care and maintenance your dog can live much, much longer. They are a healthy breed, but they do have a genetic predisposition to certain diseases that may pose a potential risk. Their gastrointestinal tract is at risk, and illnesses such as intestinal blockages, common to deep-chested dogs, can be fatal to them. Therefore, it is very important to monitor the health of your dog. 

Puppies 

The Weimaraner breed can have an average litter size of 3 to 5 puppies. Moreover, puppies with different coats can be born in the same litter. Weimaraner puppies have blue eyes and their color changes with age. The color should be a total gray, small white spots may be only on the chest and paws. The Weimaraner is a breed you should consider for your watchdog as well as a pet.

Breed Information

Popularity:2018: #34
2017: #34
2016: #34
2015: #34
Origin:Germany
Breed Group:Sporting (AKC:1943)
Gundogs (UKC)
Size:Medium to Large
Type:Purebred
Life span:10-12 years
Temperament:Alert
Aloof
Energetic
Fast
Intelligent
Powerful
Steady
Stubborn
Social
Height:Male: 24-24 inches (61-69 cm)
Female: 22-25 inches (56-63 cm)
Weight:Male: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg)
Female: 50-65 pounds (23-29 kg)
Colors:Blue
Gray
Silver Gray
Litter Size:6-8 puppies
Puppy Price:Average $1500 - $2000 USD

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7 Bandit Riley
8 Moose Millie
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10 Loki Holly
11 Finn Shelby
12 Rufus Sydney
13 Sparky Shadow
14 Coco Lacey
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