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A versatile hunter from Hungary, the Vizsla is an active, energetic dog with great power, drive and determination. Lively, affectionate and tractable, the Vizsla thrives with an active family. Gentle-mannered and sensitive yet fearless and protective, the breed excels as a watch and guard dog. The Vizsla trains easily. His coat is low maintenance.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Not suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
The Vizsla was all but extinct by the end of World War I.
Also Known As:
Hungarian Vizsla
Hungarian Pointer
Magyar Vizsla
  • Size Medium
  • Height Males – 56 to 61 centimetres at the shoulders Females – 53 to 58.5 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight Males – 20 to 29 kilograms Females – 18 to 25 kilograms
  • Coat Short
  • Energy High
  • Colour Golden rust in varying shades with lighter shadings over the sides of the neck and shoulders
  • Activities Agility, Obedience, Field Trials, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both