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Also referred to as Hungarian Vizslas, Magyar Vizslas, Hungarian Pointers and Drotszoru Magyar Vizslas

Find some great facts about this breed. Learn about the average
height & weight, the typical colorings & temperaments, plus information
about their activity level, age expectancy, typical health concerns & more!

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Average Height & Weight

The Vizslas is considered a LARGE dog based on the average height and weight.


Males – Height: 22 to 24 inches.

Weight: 45 to 65 pounds.

Females – Height: 22 to 24 inches.

Weight: 45 to 65 pounds.

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Typical Coloring

Vizslas are commonly golden rust, golden, red, rust, sandy yellow. They sometimes have white markings.





If you’re looking for a dog who enjoys a good time, Vizslas are your dog. Fun-loving and enthusiastic, they are affectionate and very easy to train. They can be stubborn and very excitable as well.




Activity Level

Vizslas are a high-energy breed with high exercise requirements!

Vizslas are a high-energy breed who require strenuous exercise every day. They like to run, and if they do not receive an adequate daily workout, they can become destructive.


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Breed Characteristics



Age Expectancy

10 to 14 years

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Known Breed-Related Health Issues

Vizslas are a generally healthy breed. The most common health concerns include hemophilia A, canine hip dysplasia and craniomandibular osteopathy.




Ideal Climates for this Breed

Vizslas have a medium tolerance for hot climates and a low tolerance for cold climates. They can sleep outside in warm weather but should be inside when it turns cold.





Family Orientation
(good with kids, or other pets?)

These playful, loving dogs make great family pets, especially families who enjoy a lot of time outdoors. They are friendly to other dogs, very friendly to other pets, and extremely welcoming of strangers.




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