Originally bred to hunt big animals like deer and bear, the “Silver Ghost” was a highly sort after dog breed in its native Germany. He takes his name from the place in Germany where he was developed the Court- of Weimar, whose noblemen wanted a dog with courage married to intelligence, one with good scenting ability and speed and stamina on the trail. And they think for themselves, firm, consistent, and must have gentle training and continue throughout his lives.
Weimaraner is friendly, fearless, alert and obedient all traits that make him proud companion and watchdog. This dog also needs an early exposure and well trained. So that when this breed will go outside and meet many people and other pets he will not be ignorance in his personality. And he knows how to socialized.
Weimaraner is prone to different kinds of disease. There are some diseases that can cause the breed abnormality of the hip joint. The tendency towards the hip dysplasia is inherited, diet, rapid growth, and environment are also the contributors of conditions of the breed. For the best result always have a check up to the veterinarian Doctor to prevent the disease.
Weimaraner need a couple of hours of exercise daily. Playing time and games are part of the recreational activity. The Weimaraner is sensitive and doesn’t well response to anger, but you must be able to say “No” and mean it. Keep training short time and make it interesting and always be sure that their training is worth it, that he can adapt it easily and not having a hard time.
Always give the best good food to Weimaraner, And follow the measurement of their food to avoid gain weight and give two meals each day. The quality of the food to the breed is the best advice. Check always the bowl if it is clean, be sure that there is no dirty in the bowl. So that the breed will not get sick.
COAT, COLOR AND GROOMING
The coat of Weimaraner is short, smooth, and sleek. This breed is long hair, silky coat and feathering on their tails and legs, but they are rarely seen in different countries. The nose of this breed is dark and gray. The Weimaraner is easiest breeds to groom. If this breed is running through the mud and get dirty, of course, you have to bath the dog use the brush, and brush it gently so that the hair will not fall. Brushing weekly is the best result for their coat and skin for the benefit of their health. Brush gently their teeth daily to avoid tartar and bacteria and also to have a fresh breath. Trim their nails every week is good to avoid also scratching can cause sores and bleeding. Cleaning the ear is important also, clean in the outer part use the cotton bud to wipe out the redness, and there’s no bad smell inside the ear.
WITH CHILDREN AND OTHER PETS
This Weimaraner can be a great companion. Teach the child how to approach and play the breed, to avoid each party accident. Parents are always there to supervise their children. Teach your child never approach the dog while eating or sleeping.