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Also referred to as Weimaraner Vorstehhunds

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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All About the Weimaraners

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Average Height & Weight

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


Males – Height: 25 to 27 inches.

Weight: 55 to 90 pounds.

Females – Height: 23 to 25 inches.

Weight: 55 to 90 pounds.

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Typical Coloring

Weimaraners are commonly blue, gray and silver gray.





Weimaraners have bold, rambunctious personalities. There’s nothing they like better than roughhousing with their masters. They are alert, fearless and intelligent, which can sometimes lead them into mischief.




Activity Level

Weimaraners have a lot of energy that must be burned off with regular high-intensity bouts of exercise!

A short daily walk is not enough for this breed. They like to run and have great endurance. Weimaraners enjoy hunting and love outdoor activities.


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Breed Characteristics



Age Expectancy

10 to 13 years

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Known Breed-Related Health Issues

The most common health concern for Weimaraners is gastric torsion. Spinal dysraphism, canine hip dysplasia, entropion, distichiasis and Von Willebrand Disease are less common but still occur within the breed, while ununited anconeal process and eversion of nictitating membrane are seen occasionally.




Ideal Climates for this Breed

Weimaraners have a medium tolerance for hot climates and a low tolerance for cold climates.





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

Weimaraners are not ideal pets for families with young children. Though they like kids, their rambunctious nature can scare young ones. They are shy toward other dogs and other household animals.




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