Weimaraner puppies for sale
The Weimaraner was bred for hunting by members of royalty in Germany in the early 19th century. This breed was known, and continues to be known, for speed, athletic ability, endurance, fearlessness, obedience, courage, alertness, and intelligence so keep these traits in mind when looking for Weimaraner dogs puppies for sale. The Weimaraner averages in height between 22 and 27 inches and weighs around 50 to 70 pounds. The average lifespan for this breed is about 10-12 years. The tail of this breed is typically docked to 1/3 of its natural length shortly after birth. This breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in 1943 and classified in the sporting group. The Weimaraner is a very hardy breed but may experience health problems such as hip dysplasia and tumors. This breed also tends to be prone to experience bloat (a very serious and deadly condition if left untreated where the stomach twists itself). Due to the risk of bloat associated with this breed, it is suggested they be feed two or three small meals daily instead of one large meal. The Weimaraner has a distinctive grey color coat ranging from a charcoal-blue to mouse-grey. The coat is also short-haired that requires low grooming maintenance. There is virtually no fur around the lips or inside the ears and the skin in these areas is pinkish in color. The coat requires brushing with a firm bristle brush and occasional shampoo. The coat sheds at an average rate. In addition to the distinctive coat color, the eye color of the Weimaraner is also distinctive. They eye color of the Weimaraner may be grey, light amber, or blue-grey in color. The combination of the distinctive coat and unusual eye color makes this dogs puppies for sale breed very different from others and contributes towards earning the breed nickname of â€œthe grey ghostâ€. When you see Weimaraner dogs puppies for sale and make the decision to make a Weimaraner a member of your family, you will find the Weimaraner has a happy, loving, cheerful, and affectionate personality which makes them a good family pet and good with children. They are also brave, loyal, and protective making them a good watch dog. The Weimaraner is very intelligent and learns quickly. With their high level of intelligence and their eager to please attitude they are easily trained; however, it is important that the owner starts training with a firm hand beginning with a puppy because without proper initial training they can become stubborn, willful, and combative with other dogs. With the combination of physically strengths, intelligence, and trainability the Weimaraner excels in several dog sports. The Weimaraner is larger than what most people would consider an apartment appropriate size dog; however, this breed is relatively inactive indoors and does well as an apartment dweller as long as they receive sufficient exercise such as a long walk or jog daily.