Originally bred as a gundog to handle big game like deer and bear, the “Silver Ghost” was a highly sought-after dog breed in its native Germany. Today, these elegant but demanding dogs can still be found out on the hunting grounds, but can also make a fine family friend if well exercised. See all Weimaraner characteristics below! Weimaraner Dog Breed Information, Pictures,
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Watch and learn about Weimaraner dog’s key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Weimaraner Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Weimaraner Dog Sporting Dogs 1 foot, 11 inches to 2 feet, 3 inches tall at the shoulder 55 to 85 pounds 11 to 13 years

Breed Characteristics:

Adaptability:

Weimaraner is rated 3 out of 5 in Adaptability. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Adaptability parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 1 out of 5 in Adaptibility in living in apartment. This means Weimaraner has scored low and is not suitable in Adaptibility in living in apartment parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 2 out of 5 in Good For Novice Owners. This means Weimaraner has scored low and is not suitable in Good For Novice Owners parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Sensitivity Level.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Sensitivity Level. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 1 out of 5 in Tolerates Being Alone.. This means Weimaraner has scored low and is not suitable in Tolerates Being Alone. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 3 out of 5 in Tolerates Cold Weather.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Tolerates Cold Weather. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 4 out of 5 in Tolerates Hot Weather.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Tolerates Hot Weather. parameter.

All Around Friendliness:

Weimaraner is rated 4 out of 5 in All Around Friendliness.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in All Around Friendliness. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Affectionate with Family.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Affectionate with Family. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 4 out of 5 in Incredibly Kid Friendly Dogs.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Incredibly Kid Friendly Dogs. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 3 out of 5 in Friendly Dog.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Friendly Dog. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 3 out of 5 in Friendly Toward Strangers.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Friendly Toward Strangers. parameter.

Health Grooming:

Weimaraner is rated 4 out of 5 in Health Grooming.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Health Grooming. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 4 out of 5 in Amount Of Shedding.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Amount Of Shedding. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 4 out of 5 in Drooling Potential.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Drooling Potential. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Easy To Groom.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Easy To Groom. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 3 out of 5 in General Health.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in General Health. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 2 out of 5 in Potential For Weight Gain.. This means Weimaraner has scored low and is not suitable in Potential For Weight Gain. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 4 out of 5 in Size.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Size. parameter.

Trainability:

Weimaraner is rated 4 out of 5 in Trainability.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Trainability. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 4 out of 5 in Easy To Train.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Easy To Train. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Intelligence.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Intelligence. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Potential For Mouthiness.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Mouthiness. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Prey Drive.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Prey Drive. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 2 out of 5 in Tendency To Bark Or Howl.. This means Weimaraner has scored low and is not suitable in Tendency To Bark Or Howl. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Wanderlust Potential.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Wanderlust Potential. parameter.

Exercise Needs:

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Exercise Needs.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Exercise Needs. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Energy Level.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Energy Level. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Intensity.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Intensity. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Exercise Needs.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Exercise Needs. parameter.

Weimaraner is rated 5 out of 5 in Potential For Playfulness.. This means Weimaraner has scored high and is suitable in Potential For Playfulness. parameter.

vital Stats:

Dog Breed Group

Sporting Dogs

Height

1 foot, 11 inches to 2 feet, 3 inches tall at the shoulder

Weight

55 to 85 pounds

Life Span

11 to 13 years

Highlights

Weimaraners were bred to have a lot of energy and stamina. Be prepared to provide them with lots of exercise and mental stimulation.Weims aren’t a soft-mouthed dog like a Golden Retriever and some have a low tolerance for small, furry animals, such as rabbits, and even cats and dogs. Until you know your dog well, watch him carefully when small animals are in his presence.Weims are high-strung dogs and can suffer from severe separation anxiety. If left alone for too long, they may bark, become destructive, or even injure themselves.Although Weimaraners are hunting dogs, they don’t like living outdoors. They require a lot of attention and want to be close to you.Weims often are suspicious of strangers and can be unacceptably aggressive. Socializing them to many different people and situations when they are puppies and throughout their lives is critical.Weimaraners are intelligent and they think for themselves. Firm, consistent, gentle training must continue throughout their lives.Weimaraners can be difficult to housetrain. Crate training is recommended.Unethical breeders may advertise blue or black Weims as ‘rare’ to attract buyers and will charge more for pups of these colors, but the truth is that blue and black Weimaraners are disqualified in the breed standard.Weims are intelligent and can learn quickly, but if their intelligence and energy aren’t channeled constructively, they may learn some things you don’t want them to know, such as how to open doors and escape.To get a healthy dog, never buy a puppy from an irresponsible breeder, puppy mill, or pet store. Look for a reputable breeder who tests her breeding dogs to make sure they’re free of genetic diseases that they might pass onto the puppies, and that they have sound temperaments.