Top 12 Pro’s and Con’s of Owning a Weimaraner

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The Weimaraner is an intelligent and affectionate pet that loves to be part of the family. It is a dog that learns quickly and will show a profound interest in understanding what you are trying to teach it

Pros:

  • The Weimaraner is an intelligent and affectionate pet that loves to be part of the family. Weimaraner’s love to be included and you will find your Weimaraner wanting to be near you when you are together
  • It is a dog that learns quickly and will show a profound interest in understanding what you are trying to teach it.
  • Weimaraner’s are great with children.  Weimaraner’s are patient, gentle, and love to play
  • Your pet Weimaraner will catch people’s attention. Their colouring and actions make them stand out from the ordinary dog.
  • The dog has sharp instincts and a lot of stamina that make it a good choice for a hunting dog.
  • They love the outdoor and have the stamina for long runs, hikes and walks

Cons:

  • F.O.M.O Weimaraner’s want to be involved in every aspect of you life.  If your outside they want to be with you, if your inside they want to be near you and if you are watching  a movie on the couch, they want to be on your lap.
  • A Weimaraner has a high level of scent and therefore will be attracted to anything that you may have left out or items within your garbage can. For this reason, you often will find that your dog has gotten into your garbage can and leaving you with a big mess.
  • Weimaraner’s are intelligent.  Weimaraner’s  can easily learn to open up doors and escape when placed into a room within your home. The ideal environment for your pet will be a large secure yard so they can get plenty of exercise.
  • Weimaraner’s will not be happy if left alone for long periods of time and could become destructive.
  • Weimaraner need a lot of exercise and attention, especially when they are young.  Without the proper mental and physical exercise they can become bored and destructive as they try to entertain themselves
  • Weimaraner’s are strong and powerful.  They need proper training on how to walk/run on a leash to keep them safe and the walker safe

Weimaraner makes an ideal pet for an active family or one that get outdoors a lot.  If you are looking for an intelligent and loyal pet a Weimaraner is a great choice

 

To read more in depth about the Weimaraner breed of dog, click here to visit the American Kennel Club (AKC) information page on Weimaraner’s

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