Vizmaraner Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Vizmaraner so you can get to know the breed more.

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Breed Type
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Cross Breed

Vizmaraner Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Vizmaraner puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? How much money is {name_prefix}?
$800-$1200
If you choose to purchase the Vizmaraner, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Vizmaraner for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Vizmaraner gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Vizmaraner? How many Vizmaraner are there in the world?
Average: The Vizmaraner is a commonly available dog breed. There is less risk of overbreeding compared to the very popular dogs.

Of course, they may be more popular in some countries, and inbreeding may occur, so be careful.

Vizmaraner Size

Size
Is {name_prefix} small, medium or large dog?

How big do Vizmaraner get?

Large
Weight
How much does the Vizmaraner weigh? How much should the Vizmaraner breed weight?
Male: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg), Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of {name_prefix}?
Male: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg), Female: 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Vizmaraner? Vizmaraner height:
Male: 22-26 inches (56-66 cm), Female: 20-24 inches (51-61 cm)
Average Height
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Male: 24 inches (61 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm)

Vizmaraner Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Vizmaraner have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
FineDenseHardCoarseShortNo Undercoat
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Vizmaraner's coat?
GoldenRustRusset GoldDark Sandy GoldBlue SilverGray
Grooming
How to groom the Vizmaraner and how often?
Effortless: The Vizmaraner requires minimal grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary.

Ears and eyes should be cleaned sometimes to avoid infections. Vizmaraner is one of the best choices if you don't have the time, skill, or money to take care of a high-maintenance dog.

Highly recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Vizmaraner dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Vizmaraner?
Vizmaraners shed moderately. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. Regular brushing reduces the amount of hair that sheds. It mostly depends on their health status and breed type.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Vizmaraner need a bath? How often should bathe this dog? Can I bathe my Vizmaraner every day?
6-8 weeks
Rarely. Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible. For example, short-haired dog breeds can go a very long time in between baths. These short-haired breeds shed regularly and that shedding works to naturally remove excess dirt and oil. So unless your weenie dog got into the garbage can, you can probably hold off on a bath for a while.

Vizmaraner Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Vizmaraner have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AffectionateEnergeticIntelligentProtectiveCheerfulGentlePlayfulQuietEasygoingCompanionableLivelyFriendlyEvenly TemperedTrainableWillingAlertSteadySocialAloofFastPowerfulStubborn
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Vizmaraner? Is the Vizmaraner breed dumb or smart?
Outstanding: Vizmaraner is one of the brightest dog breeds. They desire to learn tricks and commands often. The limit is your creativity. They understand and memorize new commands in fewer than 5 repetitions. This breed obeys the first command 95% of the time or better.

The Vizmaraner is one of the best breeds in the dog intelligence ranking.

Trainability
Are Vizmaraner dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Vizmaraners are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Vizmaraner is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Vizmaraner sensitivity:
Sensitive: Vizmaraners don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household, and frequent guest visits. This breed's emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is {name_prefix} a good family dog?
High: Vizmaraners are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dog for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Vizmaraner need? Vizmaraner social needs:
Vizmaraners need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Vizmaraner dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Vizmaraner bark?
Average to High: The Vizmaraner is a vocal breed. Not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often bark loudly and howl sometimes. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and the same barks could have a different meanings. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention-seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Vizmaraner good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Vizmaraners are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Vizmaraner dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Vizmaraners are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend its territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Vizmaraner bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Vizmaraner? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Vizmaraner? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Vizmaraner has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Bite Force
Does the Vizmaraner has a hard bite? What is the bite force of {name_prefix}?

Between 200 and 400 PSI

Vizmaraner bite force: Ordinary. Average dogs have a bite force between 200 and 400 PSI.

The Vizmaraner, and many others, have a fearsome presence because they have significant jaw strength, so it is important not to anger the dog and have it around strangers until it is fully trained. However, they are usually quite calm and good companions, they work well in families and are easy to care for.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Vizmaraner do?
Vizmaraners have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Vizmaraners need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Vizmaraner to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Vizmaraner roam?
Vizmaraners have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command. This breed is also able to cause damage to your fence.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Vizmaraner have high prey drive?
Vizmaraners have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds. Cats or any other small animals might be in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Vizmaraners are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Vizmaraner good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
It is not recommended to keep the Vizmaraner breed in the home. It does best in the garden, but if you do want to keep it indoors, it should be exercised thoroughly with long daily walks, so you can keep the Vizmaraner indoors by introducing daily routines.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Vizmaraners adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
How long can you leave the Vizmaraner alone?
Vizmaraners tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Vizmaraner Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Vizmaraner temperament with other people:
Vizmaraners are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Vizmaraner dogs get along with other pets? Are Vizmaraner dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Vizmaraners are usually friendly towards other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Vizmaraner dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Vizmaraner temperament with children:
Vizmaraners are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Vizmaraner dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Vizmaraner breed live with a cat?
Vizmaraners are cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Vizmaraner good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Vizmaraner dogs get along with other dogs?
Vizmaraners are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Vizmaraner can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Vizmaraner breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Vizmaraner breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Vizmaraners are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Vizmaraners good office dogs? Do Vizmaraners make good office friendly dogs? Can Vizmaraners be office dogs?
No
Vizmaraner is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Vizmaraner dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Vizmaraner temperament with senior people? Are Vizmaraner dogs good for elderly owners?
Vizmaraners are commonly okay with elderly people.

Vizmaraner Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Vizmaraner dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
Vizmaraners tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds. Regular vet check-ups are needed.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Vizmaraner breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Vizmaraner breed? Most common health risks of Vizmaraner:
CancerEpilepsyHip DysplasiaSebaceous AdenitisBloatDistichiasisDrug SensitivityEctropionEntropionHypothyroidismProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)Von Willebrand's Disease
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Vizmaraner breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Vizmaraner see the vet?
Frequent
The Vizmaraner should have a complete physical check-up at least once (but preferably twice) per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Vizmaraner dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Vizmaraner be? What is the age limit of the Vizmaraner? How many years can the oldest Vizmaraner live?
10-14 years
The average lifespan of Vizmaraner: 12 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Vizmaraner breed hypoallergenic?
No
Vizmaraners don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Vizmaraner have? What is the activity level of the Vizmaraner?
Vizmaraners are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
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Vizmaraners need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does the Vizmaraner breed need?
Vizmaraners don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
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2.5 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Vizmaraner risk for obesity:
Low to Average: The Vizmaraner has a low to the average risk for obesity. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight change, consult your veterinarian to make a meal plan, and measure the Vizmaraner's weight regularly.
Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Different dogs have different preferences when it comes to weather conditions. However, in general, most dogs prefer average to warm weather conditions, as they typically find hot weather conditions to be uncomfortable and taxing.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Vizmaraner has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling Tendency
Does the Vizmaraner drool?
The Vizmaraner is an average drooler. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Vizmaraner As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Vizmaraner be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Not really

This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Vizmaraner is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Vizmaraner be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Vizmaraner be an emotional support animal?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Vizmaraner breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Vizmaraner be a sniffer dog?

Not really

They are not typically employed for this type of work, but there may be exceptional cases. 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. Vizmaraner is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Vizmaraner be a search and rescue dog?

Yes

This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog. 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. The Vizmaraner breed is a good choice for SAR purposes.
Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Vizmaraner be a boat dog?

Yes

Vizmaraner breed usually likes being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, as a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Vizmaraner be a drafting dog?

Not really

A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Vizmaraner is not the best breed for drafting purposes.
Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Vizmaraner dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Vizmaraner Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is {name_prefix} pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Vizmaraner breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Vizmaraner: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days.

During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge.

The second part is the Estrus when the female is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days.

The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color.

The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the female’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating.

The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.

Litter Frequency

Once a year.

More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Vizmaraner have in a litter? How many puppies can the Vizmaraner breed have for the first time? How many puppies does {name_prefix} have?
6-8 puppies

Vizmaraner Recognition

AKC Group
Is Vizmaraner recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Vizmaraner recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Vizmaraner breed?
Dog Registry of America Inc.

Vizmaraner Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Outstanding: Vizmaraner is one of the brightest dog breeds.
  • Trainability: Vizmaraners are easy to train.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Vizmaraner requires minimal grooming.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Low to Average: The Vizmaraner has a low to the average risk for obesity.
  • Adaptability: Vizmaraners adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Cat Friendly: Vizmaraners are cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Vizmaraners are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Vizmaraners are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Search and Rescue Dog (SAR): This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Vizmaraner breed usually likes being on a boat.

    Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

    Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages.

Cons
  • Health Issues: Vizmaraners tend to have more frequent health issues than other breeds.
  • Hypoallergenic: Vizmaraners don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: It is not recommended to keep the Vizmaraner breed in the home.
  • Mouthiness: Vizmaraners have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Vizmaraners have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Vizmaraners tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Office Friendly: Vizmaraner is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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