The Weimaraner is a German dog that belongs to the sporting group. It possesses great energy and hunting instincts, making it a perfect companion for hunting and other outdoor activities. Other than being a hunting dog, a Weimaraner is also known for its grace and beauty. Below are some interesting facts and trivia about the Weimaraner.
Did you know that a Weimaraner is actually a home buddy despite being known as a great hunting dog?
Some people may think that a sporting and hunting dog like a Weimaraner will not make a suitable family pet. However, the Weimaraner is one of the most affectionate dogs. As much as possible, it wants to be close to its owner. Very often, owners will find Weimaraners too "sticky" for their liking but they are wonderful companions. A Weimaraner is very protective of its owner and its territory. It is also a very good watch dog that will protect and care for those whom it loves and trusts.
Did you know that Weimaraners are the athletes of canines?
Weimaraners are great partners for those who are into sports like marathon running. You can train together with your Weimaraner, and it will enjoy a little competition as it tries to outrun you.
Did you know that despite being a hunting and sporting dog, a Weimaraner can also make a great canine supermodel?
While the energy level of the Weimaraner is very high, it can also settle down and soak in all the attention when it is posing in front of the camera. It looks good in exotic costumes and it is capable of bizarre poses. A Weimaraner is a charismatic dog that will enjoy every minute of stardom.
Did you know that the blue allele in the Blue Weimaraner is a dominant gene?
Despite the fact that Blue Weimaraners are considered defective, the blue allele in Weimaraners is actually the dominant gene, and not a recessive gene. Today, breeders prefer to breed gray Weimaraners because Blue Weimaraners are not recognized by major dog associations, and they are not eligible for dog shows.
Did you know that a Weimaraner has been the subject of a music video?
An indie rock band called New Order made a music video for their single "Blue Monday", and they used a Weimaraner as the star of the video. Because of its elegant appearance, the Weimaraner has appeared in publications, television shows, movies, and even on music CD covers.
Did you know that many famous personalities have Weimaraners as pets?
Some of the famous owners of Weimaraners include Brad Pitt, Hosea Chanchez of CW's The Game, US President Dwight Eisenhower, 1st President of the Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Atatark, and the famous artist and photographer William Wegman.