Vizsla

The Vizsla is one of the most popular breeds in Hungary and is also becoming increasingly popular in other parts of the world.
Vizsla Information

Average sizes and life expectancy of the breed

HEIGHT

21-24 Inches

WEIGHT

45-65 Lbs.

LIFE EXPECTANCY

12-15 Years

Vizsla Information

The Vizsla is a medium-sized short-coated hunting dog of Hungarian origin. The Vizsla is one of the most popular breeds in Hungary and is also becoming increasingly popular in other parts of the world.

They are intelligent and affectionate dogs, and very good with children.

Vizslas make excellent hunting dogs, and they are also excellent companions for active families.

Exercise Needs

The Vizsla is a highly active dog, requiring a great deal of exercise. They should be taken on long walks or runs every day, and they also need access to a large fenced-in area where they can run and play.

Vizslas are also excellent swimmers, and they love to play in the water.

Training

Vizslas are intelligent dogs, and they are very easy to train. They are quick to learn new commands and respond well to positive reinforcement.

Vizslas should be started on basic obedience training as soon as possible, and they should also be socialized with other dogs and people from an early age.

Health Issues

Vizslas are generally healthy dogs but prone to a few health problems. These include hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, and epilepsy.

Vizslas are also susceptible to heat stroke, so keeping them cool in hot weather is vital.

Grooming

Vizslas have a short, dense coat that is easy to care for. They should be brushed regularly to remove dead hair and only need to be bathed when dirty.

Vizslas do not require any special grooming, and you should trim their nails regularly.

Breed Identification

COLORS

Solid Golden Rust

HAIR LENGTH

Short

Breed Care

GROOMING

Once a week

EXERCISE NEEDS

More than an hour per day

HEALTH CONDITIONS

Bloat, Hip Dysplasia, Elbow Dysplasia, Entropion

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