Weimaraner-growing and popular in the United Kingdom over the last few years. These dogs were bred for the purpose of game hunting wild cats and bears. This race’s name is taken from the city of Weimar, the capital of Thuringen, Germany. This is a beautiful dog that fits into a lifestyle and a lot of intelligent, active and can be very gentle with children, given the proper socialization and training. Today the Weimaraner has been used as rescue dogs, service for the disabled, and a good guard dog at the police in many parts of the United States and Europe.
Male Weimaraner has a height of about 24 to 27 inches (61-69cm) and weight about 55-70 pounds (25-32kg), while for females ranges from 22-25 inches to his height (56-63cm) with a body weight ranging from 50 – 65 pound (23-29kg).
Weimaraners have a very attractive face with a striking view of the body, usually a strong and beautiful. Bred to work in the field, the general appearance of this dog is one of great proportions and graceful athleticism. They also have eyes that are quite unlike the other races to be yellow, light yellow or gray – blue. Weimaraners are very short coat and smooth to the touch, and ranges from charcoal-blue to mouse-gray to silver gray. Feathers can be very rare in some areas and the underlying skin is usually pink, not white or black. This breed has no undercoat, it should avoid contact with extremely cold temperatures.
Weimaraner is bold, energetic with great reserves of stamina, and noisy. This dog is suitable for family life in an energetic and active with ready access to outer space. He loves to run and hunt and can become frustrated and destructive if kept confined. He can be stubborn or obstinate. He works well with active families who enjoy outdoor activities and want a companion and fun.
They can be very very fine dog and the owner of them to be firm and consistent with their training schedule for that, when focused, they can be very receptive as a very intelligent dog. they are also enthusiastic, but do not have a vicious or aggressive tendencies. They can live well with other animals, remember that hunt prey-drive is intact as long as they are socialized from an early age.
This breed is also very suitable for not only field-based sports, but agility and other dog sports.
Weimaraner has a life expectancy of between 10 to 12 years.
These dogs have a tendency to eat foods that can cause bloating and gas issues, the effect of this dog is prone to bloat, or Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV). Abdominal bloating is often related to swallowed air (although food and fluid can also be present). This usually occurs when there is abnormal accumulation of air, liquid, and / or foam in the stomach (“gastric dilatation“). better and advisable to feed them two or three small meals a day rather than one large meal.
If you believe your dog is experiencing bloat, please get the dog
You to the vet immediately! This effect can quickly kill your dog. Bloat can kill in less than an hour, so time is important. Contact your veterinarian to remind them that you are on the road with suspected bloat case. Better safe than sorry!
in addition, this breed is also prone to hip dysplasia, hypertropic osteodystrophy (excessive rapid growth) and tumor. Other diseases should also be aware of spinal dysraphism disease, CHD, entropion, distichiasis, vWD, hemophilia A and hypertrophic osteodystrophy.