Original Name : Rövidszörü Magyar Vizsla
Type : Braccoid
Other Names : Hungarian, Vizsla
Male size : 22¾-25¼ inches
Female size : 21¼-23½ inches
Degree of grooming :
Countries of origin : Hungary
Vizslas are versatile hunting dogs that are able to work on plains, in woodlands or in water. Their typical qualities are an outstanding nose, a firm point, remarkable retrieving abilities and an innate ability to remain on scent even when swimming, which they clearly enjoy. Their easy-going nature means they are well suited to living indoors.
Clean, noble and well proportioned.
Pronounced, muscular withers, strong, very muscular, firm, straight back, short, broad, firm, muscular loins, broad, sufficiently long croup.
Various grades of russet gold and dark sandy gold.
Fine, hanging close to the cheeks, ending in rounded V.
Reaching the hock, carried straight or slightly saber-fashion, covered with dense coat, raised level in motion.
Short and dense, coarse and hard to the touch.
The Vizsla’s ancestors arrived in Europe with the Magyar tribes. It is depicted in documents as early as the 14th century and its importance as a hunting dog increased markedly from the 18th century. Vizlas were very successful in the pointing dog competitions in Hungary back in the early 19th century.Vizslas are rather lightly built, lean dogs that do not carry any excess weight. All told, strength and beauty in perfect harmony.