first Weimaraners arrived in North America in the 1930s and earned a
reputation as "the dog with the human brain".
This sleek, aristocratic, and graceful dog stands up to
27 inches high at the shoulder. His short, smooth coat comes in all shades
of grey and requires minimal grooming. His eyes are blue-grey, grey, or
shades of amber.
devoted member of the family, the Weimaraner is alert, responsive, loyal, and
protective. He is reserved with strangers and makes a fearless watch and
guard dog. This dog is sensitive and needs to be an integral part of the
family. He does not kennel well and should not be left alone for long
periods of time. Destructive behaviour and excessive barking can be the
result. The Weimaraner is confident, assertive, and dominant. Easily
trainable, he nevertheless needs a firm, no-nonsense owner who will put in
the time to train and socialize him. Obedience training should begin
The Weimaraner is a powerful,
boisterous dog, who is tireless and has the stamina to stay on the hunt
for hours at a time. His energy is boundless! This dog needs plenty of
outdoor exercise including a good run as well as long, brisk walks. He
does best with an owner who is active and enjoys outdoor activities.