Dogs

Vizsla

The Vizsla breed has gundog built and has always been the pride of Hungarian people. Also, this breed is well-known among Americans. Their sleek coat makes them manageable and has sensitive nature. They love to be around their owners. Also, this breed is active and athletic so training them properly with positive methods can give successful returns. 

This breed can be great home dogs as well. However, they belong to the sporting dog breed group and cost around $500 – $1700. 

Breed Information

Dog SizeMedium
ColourGold
Dog Breed GroupSporting
Height21-24 Inches
Weight44-60 Pounds
Coat LengthShort
Life Span12-14 Years
OriginHungary
CharacteristicsThis breed holds the characteristics of being affectionate, quiet, loyal, gentle, and energetic.
HistoryWhen Magyar warriors settled in Hungary, they bred their amazing qualities in their dogs and other animals. The nimble red dogs were the ancestors of the now and modern Vizsla. This breed soon became famous as a hunting dog. Later Americans became curious about this dog breed and they came in 1950 to America. This versatile dog breed is now very famous.
PersonalityThe Vizsla breed is very lively, smart, and gentle. They like being around people but sometimes can be stubborn, shy, and can get easily excited. Also, they are energetic as well as athletic to enjoy proper training.
HealthThis is breed is healthy and can live a long life. But the health issues that they can face can be allergies, ear infections, melanosis, etc. Regular checkups can be of help.
CareThe Vizsla breed is an active hunting breed which is why they need physical as well as mental exercise. This breed requires every day 30 minutes of exercise like running or jogging
FeedingThe Vizsla breed can do exceptionally when fed properly. They are active dogs so young Vizsla needs 4-5 cups of a high-calorie diet. However, their diet or feed should be according to their metabolism, overall health, etc.
Coat Color And GroomingThe Vizsla breed has golden rust coat color which is short and sleek. This is the reason there is no complicated grooming. Brushing their coat or bathing them with lukewarm water can be helpful. Also, their ears and nails should be done regularly.
Relationship with Children And Other PetsThis breed is friendly and can be tolerant when around kids. Also, they are happy around other pets like cats only if they are raised with them at an early age.
Temperament and TrainingThe Vizsla breed is intelligent, curious, as well as manipulative. The owners need to give them proper training to teach this breed good behavior as well as communication. Also, they are sensitive, so consistent training, as well as socializing, is necessary for them.
PriceAround $500 - $1700

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