Answer: No! Weimaraners are not hypoallergenic canines. They are known to produce a decent amount of dander and they shed their fur in a moderate manner as well.
Answer: Yes! Weimaraners are great with small kids. These pooches love to play a lot of games with children of all age groups and always remain very kind and affectionate with them. But sometimes, Weims might get a bit too frisky with the kids, hence they should be properly trained so that they always remain gentle and careful around children.
Answer: Yes! Weimaraners are known to get along really well with other dogs. They are happy to meet new canines and they don’t take a lot of time before start playing with new pooches. This is an outgoing and sociable breed that is great for those families who are looking to raise two dogs at the same time in their homes.
Answer: Most Weims are fairly friendly with other household pets such as cats, but still these dogs do require a little bit of guidance and socialization so as to become a bit more comfortable in the company of cats. Without proper training, these canines might be a bit reserved with other animals and some of them may even chase down other small house pets like cats.
Answer: Weims are decent guard dogs. They do have the necessary amount of protective instincts and athletic prowess that are required to be a good guard dog. They are fairly good watchdogs as well and they can efficiently look after their homes and alert their owners in case of an intruder or a trespasser.
Answer: Weimaraners are extremely athletic and agile canines that generally do not adjust that well to the apartment lifestyle. But if all their exercise needs are properly fulfilled on a regular basis, then gradually these pooches can become a bit more apartment friendly in nature.
Answer: Weimaraners only shed their fur in a decent manner during the shedding season which usually comes twice every year. Apart from this, they don’t shed all that much. And during the shedding period, their coat should be brushed regularly so as to control the shedding process to some extent.
Answer: Weimaraners have extremely high exercise requirements and if they are not given enough work and movement on a regular basis, these pooches might become a bit destructive in nature. And because only an experienced and skilled owner would know how to properly raise and handle such a demanding breed, Weims are not highly recommended to novice or first-time owners.
Answer: Weimaraners mostly bark when they want their owners’ attention or when they are guarding their home. They also sometimes bark when they are restless or bored, but these pooches are not known to bark excessively or without any reasons.
Answer: Weimaraners require a lot of exercise and work so as to remain healthy and contented. They should be taken to long walks on a daily basis so that they can freely move and stretch their legs. Morning jogging or running sessions in an open area are also great for the Weims but it is very important that the surrounding area is properly fenced and safe. These pooches also enjoy regular play sessions as it not only keeps them active and moving but it also makes them extremely happy, hence brief playtime should always be incorporated in the regular exercise schedule of these pooches.
Answer: No! Weimaraners shouldn’t be left all alone for a long time as these pooches can become highly restless and bored due to the loneliness. And this can further lead to the development of various bad habits like furniture chewing, incessant barking et cetera in these canines and these pooches can also become a bit destructive in nature. Hence, it is not recommended to leave these dogs alone in the house for extended periods of time.
Answer: Weims are pretty easy to train especially if a knowledgeable owner is involved in the process. These canines are very responsive and alert during the training sessions and they can learn a lot of new things like new commands and tricks fairly quickly. But it is important to begin their obedience training at an early age so that these pooches grow up to become highly compliant, amenable and agreeable in nature.
Answer: Weimaraners’ grooming needs are not that high. Their coat is only needed to be brushed once every week so as to remove extra loose hair and dirt from their body. Occasional baths (once every month) are more than enough for these canines to remain clean and fresh-looking. But their ears should be cleaned on a regular basis so as to avoid any risks of ear infections. Their nails must also be regularly trimmed as overly long nails can cause a lot of pain in these canines and finally, their teeth should be regularly brushed as well so as to maintain proper dental hygiene.
Answer: Weims have a decent tolerance to heat. They are pretty suitable for moderately warm and hot places but they do require a fair amount of protection and care from their owners if the outside temperature starts to go uncomfortably high for them(>35°C).
Answer: Weims’ tolerance to cold and low-temperature is fine. These pooches can reside in somewhat chilly or cold areas but they are definitely not very well suited for those families who want to raise a canine in snowy or wintry regions.
Answer: Yes! Weimaraners are highly intelligent canines. They have amazing learning and problem-solving skills and they are often placed in the top 25 in the list of most intelligent canine breeds in this whole world.
Answer: Yes! Weims are normally very friendly and cordial with strangers. These pooches love to socialize and meet new people and they are always ready to get a belly rub from them.
Answer: Weims mostly drool when they are excited or when they want something to eat from their owners. Heavy drooling can also be seen after these canines are done with their food/water.
Answer: Yes! Weimaraners are very expensive and demanding canines. They have enormous exercise and work needs and if they are not given an ample amount of exercise and physical activity, then they can easily become very restless and bored. They also require a lot of attention of their loved ones and they can become a bit frustrated if they are left alone for a long period of time. Hence, it is not wrong to say that Weimaraner is a pretty high-maintenance breed.
Answer: Weimaraners have an above average availability in India. They are available in most of the bigger cities like Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai et cetera, but when it comes the lesser-known regions of this country, it is still pretty hard to find a Weimaraner there.
Answer: The average price of a Weimaraner puppy in India is around ₹50,000 to ₹65,000. But there are a lot of factors that affect their price in the country and because of that, the cost of bringing a Weimaraner puppy home can go fairly high.
Answer: Yes! Most Weimaraners absolutely love swimming in a big pool or playing in the water near a beach. These pooches have webbed feet which helps them a lot to swim efficiently and effortlessly in the water. They are amazing swimmers and they also excel at various water-related activities that are meant for canines. But always remember proper supervision and safety measures are of utmost importance when your canine is swimming or playing inside any kind of water body.
Answer: Weims mostly come in the following colors which are listed below:
Answer: Weims have a fairly decent lifespan of about 10-13 years. Some of them may live longer than 13 years of age if they are consistently given proper care, exercise, nutrition, and protection.
Answer: Most common health problems found in the Weimaraners are Canine Hip Dysplasia, Von Willebrand's Disease, Hypertrophic Osteodystrophy, Entropion, Gastric Torsion, Elbow dysplasia, and Hypothyroidism.