The Vizsla breed is from Hungary. In the 8th Century, the Vizsla was a symbol of aristocracy and royalty. These dogs were a companion and hunting dog to early warlords and barons.
They are gentle companions who are highly active, great with children and will play for hours. This breed is trainable and eager to please their owner. They demand a high level of strenuous daily activity. Vizslas love spending time outdoors, but do not tolerate cold climates. Their excellent stamina will keep any owner on his toes.
For more on the breed check out the American Kennel Club
The Breed has a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.
Size & Activity Level
Ranging from 45-65 pounds, this is a large breed that requires rigorous daily exercise. A Vizsla loves good long walks or joining you on a jog. They have an endless amount of energy and stamina.
This breed will need lot of mental stimulation and does well when constantly active. This breed is not recommended for apartment dwellers as they need space to run off their endless energy.
Care & Grooming
The breed has two coat types: Wire and Smooth.
The Wire type is hard and harsh without any shine. The Smooth is short and dense.
They are average shedders and their colors range from golden to rust. Grooming requirements are minimal.