Breed Group: Sporting
Weight: 65-90 lbs
Height: Male: 27-30; Female: 27-29 inches
Color(s): Mouse-gray to silver-gray and blue
Wiemaraners require plenty of exercise, time, space, love, attention and good training. Please
contact us and do plenty of research to ensure a Weimaraner is the breed for you
and your family.
The Weimaraner is a centuries old breed from Germany. They are pointers and retrievers that
possess many talents. The Weimaraner is utilized in various capacities such as
police work, search and rescue, therapy and tracking. This breed is athletic and
The Weimaraner is a versatile breed that has both the intellect and energy
to accomplish almost anything. They are friendly, alert, and willing to
please. The Weimaraner is muscular yet graceful in motion. They are generally
gentle and protective companions.
The Weimaraner is happy and cheerful, highly intelligent and loving. They
can be very willful and opinionated. This breed exhibits a truly unique
personality. They are passionate and reliable. The Weimaraner prefers to live
inside as a member of the family. They require companionship and attention and
do not like to be left alone for long periods of time. This breed gets along
well with other dogs but not cats. They are not recommended for very young
children or the elderly as they could easily knock them down. The Weimaraner
is brave and loyal.
The Weimaraner's smooth, short coat is easy to care for. Brushing should be
done with a firm bristle brush. They should only be bathed when absolutely
necessary. They do well with occasional dry shampooing. They should have
their feet and mouth inspected for damage after exercise or work sessions. The
Weimaraner is prone to bloating, so small meals two times a day are best.
The Weimaraner has a fine, short, sleek gray coat. The color ranges from a
mouse gray to a silver gray. The distinctive color led to this breed being
nicknamed the Silver Ghost or Gray Ghost. The Weimaraner's coat color is a
rarity among dog breeds.
The Weimaraner is full of energy. They are eager to learn and please and
are motivated by rewards such as treats or praise. This breed does not respond
to harsh discipline and once mistrustful will avoid any and all further
attempts of training. The Weimaraner excels at obedience, agility, hunting and
The Weimaraner requires strenuous exercise and stimulation. They love to
play ball, romp, hike, and hunt. They must
have room to roam and be given many opportunities to release their energy.
Therefore, a large yard is preferred and is best for them. They do not kennel
well and are not a breed for owners who lead sedentary lifestyles. The
Weimaraner must be given sufficient exercise to prevent them from becoming
bored, barking excessively, or being destructive.