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Vizsla Staff Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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Vizsla Staff
OriginUnited States Hungary
Other Names
What other names does the Vizsla Staff have? The dog breed also known as...
Vizsla & American Staffordshire Terrier mix
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed
AKC Group
Is Vizsla Staff recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Vizsla Staff recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Vizsla Staff breed?
Not recognized by any clubs.
Price
How much does the Vizsla Staff puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Vizsla Staff price:
Unknown
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Vizsla Staff General Appearance & Basic Info

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Vizsla Staff size:
LargeMedium
Weight
How much does the Vizsla Staff weigh? Vizsla Staff weight:
Male: 45-60 pounds (20-27 kg), Female: 40-55 pounds (18-25 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Vizsla Staff? Vizsla Staff average weight:
Male: 52.5 pounds (23.5 kg), Female: 47.5 pounds (21.5 kg)
Height
How tall is the Vizsla Staff? Vizsla Staff height:
Male: 22-26 inches (56-66 cm), Female: 20-24 inches (51-61 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Vizsla Staff average height:
Male: 24 inches (61 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm)

Vizsla Staff Hair & Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Vizsla Staff have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
FineDenseHardCoarseShortNo Undercoat
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Vizsla Staff's coat?
GoldenRustRusset GoldDark Sandy GoldBrownBlue WhiteBlack
Grooming
How to groom the Vizsla Staff and how often?
Effortless: The Vizsla Staff 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. Vizsla Staff 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 Vizsla Staff dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Vizsla & American Staffordshire Terrier mix? Vizsla Staff shedding level:
Vizsla Staffs are low shedders. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type.

Vizsla Staff Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Vizsla Staff have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
AffectionateEnergeticIntelligentProtectiveCheerfulGentlePlayfulQuietEasygoingCompanionableLivelyFriendlyEvenly TemperedTrainableWillingAttentiveDevotedLoyalCourageousTenacious
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Vizsla Staff? Are they intelligent?
Outstanding: Vizsla Staff 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 for the first command 95% of the time or better.
Trainability
Are Vizsla Staff dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Vizsla Staffs are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Vizsla Staff is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Vizsla Staff sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Vizsla Staffs don't tolerate irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits really well. They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Are they affectionate?
Vizsla Staffs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and considered as a 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 Vizsla & American Staffordshire Terrier mix need? Vizsla Staff social needs:
Vizsla Staffs are a social breed. They enjoy being around people or other animals. This breed doesn't tolerate being left alone.
Barking
Do Vizsla Staff dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Vizsla & American Staffordshire Terrier mix bark?
Average: The Vizsla Staff barks occasionally. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Vizsla Staff good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Vizsla Staffs are average watchdogs. If they sense something different, they will alert you, but the observation isn't considered as their main job.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Vizsla Staff dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Vizsla Staffs 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 his territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Vizsla Staff bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Vizsla & American Staffordshire Terrier mix? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Vizsla Staff? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Vizsla Staff 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.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Vizsla Staff do?
Vizsla Staffs 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 Vizsla Staffs need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Vizsla Staff to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Vizsla Staff roam?
Wanderlust potential of the Vizsla Staff is strong enough to escape from home. They have 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.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Vizsla Staff have high prey drive?
Vizsla Staffs 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. Training can help to achieve good behavior.
Apartment Friendly
Is Vizsla Staff good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Nem ajánlott lakásban tartani Vizsla Staff kutyafajtát. Kertben érzi magát a legjobban, ha mégis lakásban szeretnéd tartani, akkor napi szinten hosszabb sétákkal alaposan le kell mozgatni, így a napi rutinok beiktatásával megoldható Vizsla Staff tartása lakásban.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Vizsla Staffs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Vizsla Staffs 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
Where Vizsla Staff dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Vizsla Staff Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Vizsla Staff temperament with other people:
Vizsla Staffs are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Vizsla Staff dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Vizsla Staff temperament with children:
Vizsla Staffs are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Vizsla Staff dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats?
Vizsla Staffs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Vizsla Staff good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Vizsla Staff dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Vizsla Staffs are not the most dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Vizsla Staff is not a good choice.
Office Friendly
Are Vizsla Staffs good office dogs? Do Vizsla Staffs make good office friendly dogs? Can Vizsla Staffs be office dogs?
No
Vizsla Staff is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Vizsla Staff dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Vizsla & American Staffordshire Terrier mix temperament with senior people? Are Vizsla Staff dogs good for elderly owners?
Vizsla Staffs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Vizsla Staff dogs get along with other pets? Are Vizsla Staff dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Vizsla Staffs usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Vizsla Staff breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Vizsla Staffs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Vizsla Staff be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?
Yes
This breed makes good 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). Vizsla Staff breed is a good choice for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Vizsla Staff be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Vizsla Staff 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. Vizsla Staff breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Vizsla Staff be a 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. Vizsla Staff is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Vizsla Staff be a search and rescue dog?
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. The Vizsla Staff is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Vizsla Staff be a boat dog?
Yes
Vizsla Staff breed usually likes being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Vizsla Staff 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. Vizsla Staff is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Vizsla Staff Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Vizsla Staff dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Vizsla Staff is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Vizsla Staff breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Vizsla Staff breed? Most common health risks of Vizsla Staff:
CancerEpilepsyHip DysplasiaSebaceous Adenitis
Life Expectancy
How long do Vizsla Staff dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Vizsla Staff be?
12-14 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Vizsla Staff breed hypoallergenic?
No
Vizsla Staffs 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 Vizsla Staff have? What is the activity level of the Vizsla Staff?
Vizsla Staffs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds. If you want a dog for snuggling on the couch, this breed isn't the perfect choice for you.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much activity does this dog need? How much exercise do Vizsla Staff dogs require per day?
Vizsla Staffs 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 this fido need?
Vizsla Staffs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Vizsla Staff need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
2 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? Vizsla Staff risk for obesity:
Low to Average. The Vizsla Staff 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 Vizsla Staff's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Vizsla Staff 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 Vizsla Staff drool?
The Vizsla Staff is a perfect example for low drooling tendency. If you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, the Vizsla Staff could be a good choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool less than others, just like the Vizsla Staff. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Vizsla Staff Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Vizsla Staff: 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.
How often can the Vizsla Staff have a litter? 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 Vizsla Staff have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
6-8 puppies

Vizsla Staff Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Outstanding: Vizsla Staff is one of the brightest dog breeds.
  • Trainability: Vizsla Staffs are easy to train.
  • Grooming: Effortless: The Vizsla Staff requires minimal grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Vizsla Staffs are low shedders.
  • Drooling tendency: The Vizsla Staff is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Low to Average.
  • Adaptability: Vizsla Staffs adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Vizsla Staffs are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Vizsla Staffs are usually recommended for elderly people.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Boat Dog: Vizsla Staff breed usually likes being on a boat.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Vizsla Staffs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Nem ajánlott lakásban tartani Vizsla Staff kutyafajtát.
  • Mouthiness: Vizsla Staffs have a strong tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Wanderlust potential of the Vizsla Staff is strong enough to escape from home.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Vizsla Staffs 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.
  • Cat Friendly: Vizsla Staffs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Vizsla Staffs are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Vizsla Staff is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Vizsla Staffs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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