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Vizsla vs Brittany vs Small Munsterlander Comparison - Dog breed selector: Hungarian Vizsla or Epagneul Breton or Kleiner Münsterländer? Find the right dog for you

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Name Vizsla Brittany Small Munsterlander
OriginsHungary France Germany
Group Gun Dog Gun Dog Gun Dog
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Other Names Hungarian Vizsla, Magyar Vizsla, Hungarian Pointer, Hungarian Short-Haired Pointer, Rövidszőrű Magyar Vizsla Epagneul Breton, Brittany Spaniel, American Brittany, Brittany Wiegref Kleiner Münsterländer, Small Munsterlander, Munsterlander (Small), Vorstehhund, Spion, Heidewachtel, Munster
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1960 as a Sporting breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1934 as a Sporting breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section. Recognized by FCI in the Pointing Dogs group, in the Continental Pointing Dogs section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Canadian Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Australian National Kennel Council
Continental Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
American Canine Registry
American Kennel Club
America's Pet Registry
Australian National Kennel Council
Canadian Kennel Club
Continental Kennel Club
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Federation Cynologique Internationale
Kennel Club of Great Britain
National Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
United Kennel Club
American Canine Association, Inc.
Dog Registry of America Inc.
Foundation Stock Service
North American Purebred Registry, Inc.
American Canine Association, Inc.
Price
Which is cheaper Vizsla or Brittany or Small Munsterlander? Which is more expensive?
$800-$1200 $700-$800 $800-$1000

Vizsla vs Brittany vs Small Munsterlander General Appearance & Basic Info Comparison

Size
Which is bigger Vizsla or Brittany or Small Munsterlander?
Large Medium Medium
Weight
Which is heavier Vizsla or Brittany or Brittany?
Male: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg), Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg) Male: 35-40 pounds (16-18 kg), Females: 30-40 pounds (14-18 kg) Male: 45–60 pounds (20–27 kg), Female: 35–50 pounds (16–23 kg)
Avg. Weight
Which dog has a smaller / higher average weight?
Male: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg), Female: 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg) Male: 37.5 pounds (17 kg), Females: 35 pounds (16 kg) Male: 52.5 pounds (24.5 kg), Female: 45 pounds (20.5 kg)
Height
Which is taller Vizsla or Brittany or Small Munsterlander?
Male: 22-26 inches (56-66 cm), Female: 20-24 inches (51-61 cm) Male: 17-21 inches (43-53 cm), Female: 18-20 inches (46-51 cm) Male: 20–22 inches (50–56 cm), Female: 19–21 inches (48–54 cm)
Avg. Height
Which dog has a smaller / higher average height?
Male: 24 inches (61 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm) Male: 19 inches (48 cm), Female: 19 inches (48.5 cm) Male: 21.5 inches (56.5 cm), Female: 20.5 inches (53.5 cm)

Vizsla vs Brittany vs Small Munsterlander Hair & Care Comparison

Coat / Hair Types Fine
Dense
Hard
Coarse
Short
No Undercoat
Feathered Thick
Dense
Colors Golden
Rust
Russet Gold
Dark Sandy Gold
Liver
White
Orange
Roan
White & Brown
Grooming
Effortless: The Vizsla requires minimal grooming.
Easy to groom: The Brittany doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Average: The Small Munsterlander requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Vizslas shed moderately.
Brittanys are low shedders.
Small Munsterlanders shed moderately.

Vizsla vs Brittany vs Small Munsterlander Characteristics Comparison

Temperament Affectionate
Energetic
Intelligent
Protective
Cheerful
Gentle
Playful
Quiet
Easygoing
Companionable
Lively
Friendly
Evenly Tempered
Trainable
Willing
Alert
Intelligent
Social
Independent
Responsive
Affectionate
Happy
Strong
Willed
Attentive
Intelligent
Trainable
Intelligent Rank
Very smart: Vizsla is an excellent dog breed.
Very smart: Brittany is an excellent dog breed.
Átlagos: Átlagos intelligenciájú Small Munsterlander.
Trainability
Vizslas are easy to train.
Brittanys are easy to train.
Small Munsterlanders are very easy to train.
Playfulness
The Vizsla is a highly playful breed.
The Brittany is a highly playful breed.
The Small Munsterlander is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
Vizslas don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Brittanys don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Small Munsterlanders don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Vizslas are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Brittanys are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Small Munsterlanders are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Social Needs
Vizslas are a social breed.
Brittanys need a lot of social interaction.
Small Munsterlanders are a social breed.
Barking
Average: The Vizsla barks occasionally.
Average: The Brittany barks occasionally.
Average: The Small Munsterlander barks occasionally.
Watchdog Ability
Vizslas are average watchdogs.
Brittanys are average watchdogs.
Small Munsterlanders are average watchdogs.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Vizslas are average defenders.
Brittanys are average defenders.
Small Munsterlanders strongly protect their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Vizsla has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Brittany has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Small Munsterlander has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Vizslas have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Brittanys have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Small Munsterlanders have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Vizslas have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Wanderlust potential of the Brittany is strong enough to escape from home.
Wanderlust potential of the Small Munsterlander is strong enough to escape from home.
Prey Drive
Vizslas have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Brittanys have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Small Munsterlanders have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Apartment Friendly
Nem ajánlott lakásban tartani Vizsla kutyafajtát.
Nem a legjobb választás Brittany, ha lakásban szeretnéd tartani, ugyanakkor alapos lemozgatással, napi többszöri sétával tolerálják a benti körülményeket is, így megoldható Brittany tartása lakásban.
Nem lakásbarát kutya Small Munsterlander.
Adaptability
Vizslas adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Brittanys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Small Munsterlanders adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Which dog can be left alone: Vizsla or Brittany or Small Munsterlander?
Vizslas do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Brittanys tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Small Munsterlanders do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Vizsla vs Brittany vs Small Munsterlander Good With Comparison

Stranger Friendly
Vizslas are average friendly towards strangers.
Brittanys are average friendly towards strangers.
Small Munsterlanders are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Vizslas are kid-friendly dogs.
Brittanys are very kid-friendly dogs.
Small Munsterlanders are very kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Vizslas are average friendly towards cats.
Brittanys are average friendly towards cats.
Small Munsterlanders are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Vizslas are average friendly towards other dogs.
Brittanys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Small Munsterlanders are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly
Which one fits better in the office?
No
Vizsla is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Brittany is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Small Munsterlander is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Which dog is good for elderly people?
Vizslas are usually recommended for elderly people.
Brittanys are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Small Munsterlanders are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Which dog breeds get along well with other animals/pets?
Vizslas are generally with other pets.
Brittanys are generally with other pets.
Small Munsterlanders are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Which dog is good for the first-time owners: Vizsla vs Brittany vs Small Munsterlander?
No
Vizslas are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Brittanys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Small Munsterlanders are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Yes
Vizsla breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Brittany breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Small Munsterlander breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Vizsla vs Brittany vs Small Munsterlander Health Factors Comparison

Health Issues
The Vizsla is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
The Brittany is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Small Munsterlanders tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Health Problems Cancer
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Sebaceous Adenitis
Epilepsy
Hip Dysplasia
Hypothyroidism
Ear Infections
Hip Dysplasia
Skin Irritation
Vision Problems
Life Expectancy 10-14 years 12-15 years 12-14 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Vizslas are high energy dogs.
Brittanys are high energy dogs.
Small Munsterlanders are high energy dogs.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
Vizslas need a lot of exercises.
Brittanys need a lot of exercises.
Small Munsterlanders need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Vizslas don't need too much sleep.
Brittanys don't need too much sleep.
Small Munsterlanders don't need too much sleep.
Avg. daily food consumption 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals. 1.5 to 2.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
Low to Average.
Average.
Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Brittany can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness Medium
The Vizsla has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Brittany has an average chance of bad smell.
Low
The Small Munsterlander has a low chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Vizsla is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Brittany is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Small Munsterlander is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.

Vizsla vs Brittany vs Small Munsterlander Reproducibility Comparison

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 6-8 puppies 1-11 puppies, average 6 4-6 puppies

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