Vizsla Puppies are very active pet. Here is your informative A-list of Vizsla. Vizsla is also known as Magyar Vizsla, Hungarian Pointer or Hungarian Vizsla. Vizsla means Pointer in Hungarian language. This dog breed is originated from Hungary, Vizsla serve as hunting dog during 10th Century. They were descended from the Turkish Yellow dog and Transylvanian Point dog. They were almost extinct after World War II. Hungarians worried their dogs would be slaughtered; they send their dogs out of the country. This is the main reason how Vizsla bred in the United States. Besides their hunting instincts, Vizsla becomes popular pet for everyone. They are able to hunt, track and retrieve ducks, hares or other preys.
Facts about Vizsla
- Temperament – Vizsla is lively, intelligent, active, friendly and gentle. Vizslas are very energetic, they need daily walk. They are affectionate with family, they can get along well with children and other pets. Since Vizsla is too active, it is not advisable to let younger children to get closer with Vizsla. Vizsla is trainable, it is better to start your training early for Vizsla puppy. The training is important for Vizsla, without proper training, Vizsla will become destructive. Vizsla makes a good watchdog for us, they will wary of strangers, they are usually quiet, they will bark when necessary. Vizsla puppies tend to chew, do not keep them alone for long period, they will become disobedient.
- Appearance – Vizsla puppies come with a pair of thin and long ears which hang down to the tip of their neck. The color of eyes is contrast with coat color. Vizsla has semi-round head with long muzzle. They usually have lean and muscular medium-sized body. Vizsla resembles other dog breeds as Weimaraners, Redbone Coonhounds and Rhodesian Ridgebacks. They have a light pink or reddish color nose. Vizsla puppies come with two type of coat, the smooth coat is short and shiny, and it comes in a rusty gold color in various shades on their body. The wire coat is hard and loose fitting. The color of coat is russet gold, dark sandy gold and copper color.
Vizsla Breed Information
|Height||56-66 cm (male) and 51-61cm (female)|
|Weight||20– 27 kg (male) and 18-25kg (female)|
|Colour||Copper, brown, russet gold and dark sandy gold|
|Group||Gun Breed Dog|
|Life Span||12 – 15 years|
|Exercise Ability||Daily walk is needed, they love to play and run around|
|Grooming Requirements||Daily brush is needed, they are average shedder|
|Environment||Indoor or fenced yard|
|Recognition||CKC, FCI, ACR, DRA, AKC, UKC, NZKC, APRI, KCGB, CKC, NKC, ANKC|
Some common health issue for Vizsla is hip dysplasia, hemophilia or Canine Epilepsy. Cold climate is not suitable for Vizsla.