Weimaraner

Description

The Weimaraner is a breed that is average in size with an elegant build. The breed has long features. Its head and muzzle are long and there is a well-defined stop. It has ears that are long and that fold inward toward its face. The eyes and nose are average in size. This breed has an elongated neck that angles to its long and level back. The shoulders are somewhat sloping. The breed’s chest is deep. The limbs are smooth and very strong. The front legs are straight and the back legs are well angled. Its tail is docked with some length. It has a short coat that lies close to its body.

Temperament

The Weimaraner is a gentle breed that is family friendly. It gets along with other pets, including dogs. Children are fine with this breed, although it is not recommended that the breed interact with very young children who do not yet understand how to treat animals. This breed is trainable and is generally obedient. It is a courageous watch dog. This breed is devoted to its family.

Height and Weight

The Weimaraner is about 22-27 inches tall and weighs 70-86 pounds.

Health Problems

The Weimaraner is a breed that may develop gastric torsion and hip dysplasia. Gastric torsion may be prevented by giving the breed fewer meals throughout the day.

Ideal Living Conditions

The Weimaraner is a breed that should reside in environments with a significant amount of space. It may do fine in a large backyard.

Exercise

The Weimaraner is a high-energy breed that loves running around freely. This breed enjoys playing with its family and getting plenty opportunities for physical activity.

Life Expectancy

The Weimaraner has an average life expectancy of 10-12 years.

Litter Size

The Weimaraner has an average litter size of 5-7 puppies.

Grooming

The Weimaraner does not require a significant amount of grooming. Bushing the coat on a regular basis will keep the coat healthy. The breed has sensitive skin that should be protected and kept clean during the warm months.

Origin

The Weimaraner originates from Germany.

Group

Gun Dog

Color

The Weimaraner is gray in color.