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Vizsla Info

Vizsla Breed Information

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Lifespan: 6-8 years Height: 20-26" Shedding: Lite Litter Size: 11-15 pups
Group: Sporting Weight: 40-60 lbs Hair Length: Short Size: Large

Breed Overview

The Vizsla is a Large dog breed, with a starting weight of 40 lbs that can reach 60 lbs. It is officially part of the Sporting group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Vizsla breed has a typical lifespan of 6 to 8 years, Short hair, and have Lite shedding. Breeders interested in the Vizsla should know that the average litter size is between 11 to 15 puppies.

Vizsla Breed Characteristics

Group Sporting Drooler no
Size Large Guard Dog no
Origin Hungary Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors somewhat
Apartment Friendly no Exercise Demands yes
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs medium
Intelligent Grooming Requirements monthly
Barks minimal Dangerous no

Vizsla Temperament

friendly and loving dog breed that adapts well to family life. Alert and responsive, the Vizsla makes a good watchdog. The owner of a Vizsla should be an active and energetic leader because if not given enough exercise, the Vizsla may become destructive.

Health Problems

skin problems, hip dysplasia and epilepsy

Vizsla Coat

Vizsla Dog Colors

Solid golden rust (not dark mahogany red or pale yellow), with some white allowed on the forechest only; any black is a disqualification

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