What is Stockhaar?

What is Stockhaar?

Stockhaar coats are an in-between coat with both shorthair and longhair characteristics. They are usually single-coats with longer guard hairs around the shoulder, neck, ears, tail area – very limited furnishings on back of legs and rump, but more than a SH and less than a LH.

Can Weimaraners have tan points?

Colored Point Weimaraners Some Weimaraners can have tan points, very similar to the markings that Doberman Pinschers wear. These markings will be visible on the face, chest, and possibly paws. They can look so similar to Doberman colorations that it can actually make the Weimaraner hard to tell apart from a Doberman!

What two breeds make a Weimaraner?

How they achieved their dream dog, first known as the Weimar Pointer, is unknown, but it’s believed that the breeds bred to create the Weimaraner include the English Pointer, the Great Dane, and the silver-gray Huehnerhund, or chicken dog.

Are there different types of Weimaraners?

There are two types of Weimaraners, based on the coat color and length; shades of silver, roe deer or mouse gray, sometimes blue. The short-haired Weimaraner is more common than the long-haired variant.

Are Weimaraners rare?

Every year there are more than 10 thousand Weimaraners born in North America alone! Oh, did I mention that our Weimaraners hunt? Yes indeed, they are among the 1% of the breed that actually do what they were bred to do.

Are Weimaraners lilac?

As mentioned above, you should keep in mind that the only true Weimaraner colors, by breed standard, is grey.

Are Weimaraners dumb?

Weimaraners are highly intelligent dogs. In fact, they’re the 25th smartest dog breed for obedience & working intelligence. However, when it comes to instinctive intelligence, the Weimaraner is at the top – thanks to superb hunting and tracking instincts.

What is a piebald Weimaraner?

The dilute gene is present in ALL Weimaraners which makes it the distinctive gray color (or blue). The piebald gene is also recessive, meaning a dog needs two copies for the pattern to be present. That means that perhaps the piebalds of today are atavistic, in other words, “throwbacks.”

Why are Weimaraners so clingy?

Weimaraners are known for their close relationship with their owners. Separation anxiety can cause Weims to become clingy, but there are a few other reasons like showing affection, illness, their owner’s emotional state and more.

Are Weimaraners good house dogs?

Weimaraners can be excellent family dogs if you have an active family. They are loyal and loving and will work as an effective guard or watchdog should they need to do so. Weimaraners are quite large, so it is best to avoid having them around very small children.

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