The Vizsla was not brought to the US until the 1950s, in part due to World War II. The breed was officially registered with the AKC in 1960.
Males: 55-65 pounds
About the Breed:
Many refer to these these beautiful dogs as redheads. The lovely golden rust coat of the Vizsla is very short and requires little care. However, the breed does shed at a moderate rate. Basic routine grooming is recommended, paying attention to the ears to prevent buildup of debris.
The Vizsla is a highly active dog that needs plenty of exercise, preferably several times daily. This breed thrives on human companionship and is often referred to as a "Velcro dog." The Vizsla's energy level and desire for attention makes it very responsive to proper training.
The Vizsla is a friendly and versatile dog with lots of energy. The breed's main requirement is companionship. Some Vizsla owners report fear of thunderstorms and other loud noises, but in general the breed has an even-tempered personality. Vizslas tend to get along well with children and other dogs, making them ideal companions for very active individuals and families.
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