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Why Choose a Vizsla
- Vizslas are amazing with young kids. They have no problems around children because they are not overly-assertive. They also don't mind when kids come very close to them and hug or pet them-- Vizslas never snap at humans. They work well with families who have young kids because of their gentle demeanor.
- Viszlas are very athletic. They are perfect on hikes, long walks, runs, and practically any other outdoor activity. Unlike some of the other breeds, like pugs, boxers, and bulldogs, they don't have breathing issues. This means that they have great endurance.
- Vizslas are super easy to train. They are extremely obedient and learn commands with little training.
- Vizslas are the perfect size. They are neither too small nor too big. Unlike the larger breeds, you can take them on road trips, and unlike the smaller breeds, they are not susceptible to being stepped on.
- Vizslas are "velcro dogs." This means that they are very attached to their owners, both emotionally and phsyically. They are always by their owner's side; in fact, many Vizslas sleep with their owners if they are allowed! Due to their short coat, Vizslas are not a smelly breed. Therefore, their close proximity will not be a problem if you know what I mean!
- Vizslas are friendly with other dogs. If you watch Caesar Millan's Dog Whisperer, you will understand the phrase of "calm-submissive." The Vizsla is submissive and calm, yet playful with other dogs-- the perfect blend. They are neither too shy or too assertive with other dogs. Therefore, they will fit perfectly into a family that already has one or more dogs.
- Vizslas have a soft, easy-to-groom coat. Vizslas rarely need grooming because of their short fur. Not to mention, their fur is velvety-soft, especially behind their ears and on their tummies.
- Vizslas have few health issues. They are very inexpensive at the vet. Rare health issues include hip dysplasia, Epilepsy, and Sebaceaous Adenitis. Most Vizsla breeders are certified and therefore breed very carefully, reducing the chance for such health issues. Plus, Vizslas have a relatively long lifespan of 10-14 years.
If you are on the quest to find the perfect breed to adopt, the Vizsla is most-likely exactly what you're looking for.