Weimaraner Dog Breed
Weimaraner Dog Classification:
Weimaraners are hunting dogs.
Other Names: Grey Ghost, Weimaraner
Vorstehhund, Weim, Gray Ghost, Weims,
Weimaraner in Foreign Languages:
Spanish: Raza Weimaraner
Origins: Weimaraners were initially
bred for royalty to hunt large game including:
boar, bear, and deer. Weimaraner is known
to be an "all purpose" gundog.
Description: Weimaraners are medium
to large size dogs, with an athletic build.
They are muscular and well proportioned.
Weimaraners have triangular, floppy ears
and a small pointed nose. Weimaraners
traditionally have short docked or cropped
Size: Weimaraners weigh between
55 to 82 lbs, they stand 23 to 27 inches
tall at their shoulder.
||25–27 inches tall
||23–25 inches tall
Coat: Weimaraners have a short
silky, sleek, coat, that is silver, silver-gray,
or gray in color.
Disposition: Weimaraners are fast
and athletic, they are wary of strangers
and highly protective of their home and
families. Weimaraners are intelligent
and sensitive dogs.
Type Dog: Weimaraners are hunting
Litter Size: Weimaraner give birth
to litters of 6 to 8 puppies.
Behavior: Weimaraners require
regular vigorous exercise. Weimaraners
will instinctively pursue small animals
and may not tolerate other small pets
in the home.
Traits: Aloof, intelligent, affectionate,
Country of Origin: Germany
Life Span: Weimaraners typically
live 10 to 12 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
CKC, KC (UK), NZKC, UKC