The Vizsla is a beloved dog breed known for its affectionate, gentle, energetic temperament and short, sleek coat. Classified as a sporting breed, the Vizsla is a large dog with an average weight of 45-65 pounds and a height of 21-24 inches.
This breed typically has a 10-14 year life span and requires high amount of exercise per day. As for grooming needs, the Vizsla has low grooming requirements.
In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at the Vizsla’s personality traits, exercise and grooming needs, as well as common health issues associated with the breed.
Vizsla Breed Information
Breed Group: sporting
Average Weight (lbs): 45-65
Average Height (in): 21-24
Life Expectancy (years): 10-14
Daily Sleep: 12-14 hours
Coat Type: short, sleek
Coat Colors: golden rust
Vizsla Temperament and Personality
Temperament: affectionate, gentle, energetic
Trainability: highly trainable, eager to please, responds well to positive reinforcement
Exercise Needs: high
Grooming Needs: low
Common Health Issues: hip dysplasia, epilepsy, skin allergies
To learn more about this breed, visit our Dog Breeds category.