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Hungarian Vizsla

A great athlete and excellent swimmer...  (other names: Vizsla, Magyar Vizsla, Hungarian Pointer)

Hungarian Vizsla
origin:Hungary
date origin:16th century
life expectancy:13 to 14 years
classification:Gundog
height:54 to 62 cm
weight:22 to 30 kg
exercise: Mediumtraining: Easyclimate: Temperatefeeding: Mediumsize: Medium
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History [ edit ]

The history around the Hungarian Vizsla is unclear and with many different theories. The range given to the birth of this breed is so wide that varies from the 10th century to the nineteenth.

Some say that the dog we can observe in some prints of the Magyar - settlers that came to Hungary in the 10th century - is the Vizsla, making this breed one of the most ancient of this family. There are some sparse references to this breed throughout the centuries – the most ancient one dates to the 16th century.  

Other theories suggest that those dogs were only one of the Vizsla ancestors and that this breed was only established in the nineteenth century. So instead of being the Vizsla the ancestor of the Weimaraners it would be the inverse. According to this theory, the Vizsla would be the product of crossings between a wide range