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Hungarian Wire Haired Vizsla

A robust, noble-looking, medium-sized dog, the Hungarian Vizsla comes with a wiry, dense coat. They are extremely affectionate and full of energy, making them perfect for an active household. 

12 – 15 years
Between 20kg-30kg
57-64cm for males and 53-60cm for females
An eye-catching reddish-gold colouring
UK Kennel Club Groups
The need-to-know
  • Dog suitable for owners with some experience
  • Extra training required
  • Generally healthy breed
  • Enjoys vigorous walks
  • Enjoys more than two hours of walking a day
  • Large dog
  • Minimum drool
  • Requires grooming every other day
  • Quiet dog
  • Barks and alerts to visitors/anything unusual
  • Generally friendly with other dogs
  • May need additional training to live with other pets
  • May need additional supervision to live with children
  • Needs a large garden
  • Can live in semi-rural areas
  • Can be left occasionally with training
Generally healthy breed

The Hungarian Vizsla breed can be prone to:
- Hip dysplasia
-Hyperuricosuria which is where uric acid build up  forming stones in the bladder and sometimes the kidneys. This can be a very painful condition.

Priority Kennel Club health schemes and testing: 
- Hip dysplasia screening scheme 


A larger-than-life character, the Hungarian Vizsla makes a fun, lively, loving companion for those who can give him the time and attention he needs. A sensitive dog, they enjoy being active and learning new things and revel in training, provided it is fun and rewarding. They can be naturally protective of their family and as they bond so closely to their beloved owner, they hate to be left alone. 

Did you know?

Known as dogs who originally hunted alongside falcons, it is said that they still have a natural affinity for birds of prey. 

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