Training Weimaraner puppies from a young age is very important if you want them to become obedient adult dogs. In order to avoid boredom in Weimaraner puppies and to remain healthy in their minds, they need lots of exercise. These dogs were bred to hunt, so they love to run and fetch. They would benefit from a hour of running or even better, a swim at a local lake.
Before taking them on any long walks, first get them used to your voice. As a puppy, Weimaraner puppies respond to soft spoken commands. So, it is best to use only one word for each command and make sure they know the meaning of the word.
Start with short commands initially and then you can begin introducing complicated commands. They have an innate understanding of what they can get away with, so they are less likely to be taken by surprise and respond to different meanings of commands.
They love to be with people and they are usually fairly easy to train. They just love to have fun. As with most dogs, it is best to teach them in a consistent, firm, loving and non-violent manner. They do not respond well to spanking or rough treatment. Punishment will only make them scared of you and they will not be as obedient.
They are Known hunters. They are very loyal to their family and, for this reason, you should protect your family and property. There are stories of them destroying cars and having to have a Total Loss car Appraisals done to try to rectify the damage. Prevents the Weimaraner from hunting should they see a wild animal without a leash.
This noble breed still has many years of life left in it. They are generally very healthy. In fact, the Weimaraner is one of the oldest and most popular breeds in the world. They belong to the AKC Herding Group and have been recognized by the British Kennel Club, the American Kennel Club and the AKC since 1885.
There are three types of Weimaraners. The Weimaraner country dog, the Weimaraner lace Three and Weimaraner Field Spaniel. Weimaraner breeders do nothing by concealing the fact that the puppies are Weimaraner. If you are looking for a purebred Weimaraner, you can find that in the American Kennel Club but finding a Weimaraner that is a truly AKC certified Weimaraner will be rare. Most Weimaraner breeders will not give litter registration papers to a puppy if the puppy is less than six months old and few will register a puppy that is less than one year of age.
Most Weimaraner breeders will have health records available for you to examine at the time of purchase. These health records will reveal when the puppy was last checked by a veterinarian for congenital defects. Weimaraner puppy breeders will have records of neutering, vaccinations, ear inoculations, puppy deworming and health certificates for the puppies.
Weimaraner puppy breeders will have the breeder’s contact information including phone number, address and in some cases email address. If you have questions about Weimaraner puppy health issues, you may want to ask as many questions as possible. If necessary, you may find that the Weimaraner breeder refuses to answer your questions. An ethical breeder will be more concerned about your puppy’s health than turning a blind eye to asking questions.
There are many different graver concerns that you should address with your Weimaraner puppy breeder. One of the most important items to discuss with your breeder is proof of immunization. If they are unable to provide you with evidence that your puppy was properly immunized, you may want to consider returning your puppy and calling back the breeder.
Another area of vital importance is the Weimaraner’s diet. dietary concerns are the most common Weimaraner health questions. If the breeder is feeding your puppy food that is the opposite of what he should be eating, then you are not feeding your dog a balanced diet. Just because your puppy is gainfully fed does not mean that he is overeating. Be especially concerned if you see signs that your puppy is losing weight.
When you visit your Weimaraner puppy, you need to examine the puppy carefully and compare the puppy’s weight and appearance to what it should be looking like at the age of one year. If you find that your puppy is overweight, you may need to work with the breeder to reduce the food intake. As in the case of a human, if your puppy gains a few pounds, you may change his diet, and if he loses a few pounds, you may need to increase the food intake.
There are also health problems that can affect a Weimaraner, such as hip dysplasia.