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Long Haired Weimaraner

Long Haired Weimaraner

1.- They have a very smooth short coat that comes in all shades of gray.

2.- There is also a rare long haired variety that has a gorgeous silky coat, with an undocked, feathered tail.

3.- Females can weigh between 55 to 70 lbs, and males can weigh between 70 to 80 pounds.

4.- If you have a Weimaraner, you better have a big back yard and be quite athletic, since these dogs need tons of exercise. If they don't exercise and play they can become very destructive.

5.- The Weimaraner temperament is cheerful and affectionate, but they do need to be well socialized from puppyhood. They are very protective of their family and very territorial.

Weimaraners are members of the family6.- They are good with children, but they need to be controled because they have a tendency to knock kids over with their rambouciousness. They can also be too rough for elderly people.

7.- The Weimaraner are also known as the "Velcro Dogs". They get totally attached to their owners and won't separate from them.

8.- They can suffer from severe separation anxiety, and cannot be left alone too long. This is not a dog to keep in the back yard. They have to be members of the family.

9.- They suffer from gastric problems. They are prone to bloat or suffer from gastric torsion, which is a serious condition that needs to be treated right away.

10.- They need to be trained well to become the wonderful gentle and protective companions that they can be.

Important to know

Did you know that Weimaraners were bred for hunting Lions?

Most Weimaraner owners say their dogs own them and not the other way around.

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