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The Hungarian Pointer
Best known as the Hungarian Pointer due to their origin more than 1,000 years ago in the Area that later became Hungary, the Vizsla is a multipurpose hunting dog, developed for pointing and retrieving on land and water.They became a favorite of barons and warlords, who preserved the breed's purity.
Distinguished by their short, smooth, golden-rust color coat, the Vizsla is a natural, medium-sized hunter with a good nose and above-average training ability. A versatile sporting dog even today, the Vizsla competes in conformation, hunt tests, obedience, field and agility trails, and tracking tests.
Teals Vizsla Breeder Ron Teal particularly enjoys the breeds temperament. " Vizslas are outgoing, confident and assertive dogs," he says. "They are very loving and very, very loyal." The breed is very regal and very statues!
Powerfully built and well-balanced, the Vizsla has far-reaching, light-footed, smooth gait. Males are from 22 to 24 inches at the highest point over the shoulder blades, and females are from 21 to 23 inches.