Weimaraner

Summary

The Weimaraner ( VY-mə-rah-nər) is a large dog that was originally bred for hunting in the early 19th century. Early Weimaraners were used by royalty for hunting large game such as boar, bear and deer. As the popularity of large game hunting began to decline, Weimaraners were used for hunting smaller animals like fowl, rabbits and foxes. The Weimaraner is an all-purpose gun dog. The name comes from the Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Karl August, whose court, located in the city of Weimar (now in the state of Thuringia in modern-day Germany), enjoyed hunting.

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Also known as

This breed is also called Grey Ghost, Raner, Weimaranar, Weimaraner Vorstehhund, Weimaraners, Weimararner, Weimarener, Weimeraner, Weimerarner, Wiemaraner, Wiemararner, Wiemeraner as well as Wiemerarner.

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