Hungarian Vizslas live from between 10 to 12 years of age.
Average size and weight
53cm to 64cm
20kg to 30kg
Breed personality, characteristics & temperament
An alert watch dog and splendid, easy-going companion, the Hungarian Vizsla learns very quickly and responds well to obedience training due to its great desire to please. In Australia the Vizsla has appeared in numerous television commercials. Being a bird dog, it loves retrieving and will of its own accord carry objects around in its mouth. The Vizsla is also a natural swimmer and takes to water easily, even diving to retrieve objects. An affectionate and lively dog, it is happiest when fully involved in family activities.
Compatibility with other pets
The breed's short, smooth russet gold coat requires minimal grooming. The Vizsla is an active dog and needs regular exercise.
Please take note
This is not a dog to be left alone in the back yard as it can become destructive if bored.
Suitable for most people and it is good with children.
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