• Dec 16, 2019

FCI Standard of breed veymaraner (weimaraner) No. 99 (04.12.1998)






Multilateral hunting dog, gun dog


Group 7. Cops
Section 1.1. Continental cops like "marriage".


With tests of working qualities.

BRIEF HISTORICAL INFORMATION: many opinions on Veymaraner's origin Exist, and often all of them are opposite. In the 19th century animals of this breed already appeared at court of the duchy Weimar, in this breed there was blood of the oldest etching hounds on an animal. In the middle of that century of dogs of this breed professional foresters and hunters in the central part of Germany, especially in Thuringia and suburbs of Weimar parted. As in the 19th century of etching animals did not apply any more, began to create the following breed through cops on a bird (хюнерхунд).

GENERAL VIEW: the Hunting dog from an average to the big size. Functional, working type, pleasant forms, sinewy and very brawny. obvious sexual dimorphism.


is body Length to height in withers about 12: 11.
are head Proportions: From a nose tip to stop is slightly longer, than from stop to an occipital hillock.
is the Front part: Distance from an elbow to the middle of a pyasta and distance from an elbow to withers are approximately equal.
Standard Veymaraner of a Photo On a photo: veymaraner

BEHAVIOUR AND TEMPERAMENT: the Versatile, easily trained, passionate hunting dog. It is persistent in systematic search. Remarkable ability to grab a smell. It is ready to be enough a game and other production to it the good watchman, however it is not aggressive. A reliable gun dog a dog and in work on water. Remarkable tendency to work after a shot.


CRANIAL PART: the Cranium in balance with growth and a front part. At dogs, is much wider, than at a bough, however relationship between cranium width with a total length of the head has to be in a good proportion. A median furrow on a forehead. The occipital bone acts poorly or moderately. Malar arches are easily traced eyes.
Transition from a forehead to a muzzle: Extremely weak.
nose Lobe: The nasal mirror large, acts over the lower jaw. Dark corporal color, gradually passing into gray behind.
Muzzle: Long and, especially at dogs, powerful, looks almost rectangular. Nose back straight line, often slightly convex, never concave.
: Moderately deep, corporal color also as well as gums. In a mouth corner an easy fold.
of the Jaw and teeth: Jaws strong teeth in a set, are correctly located also strong. The top and lower canines densely adjoin in a nozhnitseobrazny bite.
of the Cheekbone: Brawny, are accurately outlined. Definitely, head of clean lines.
of an EYE: Amber color, from dark to pale, with clever expression. At puppies — azure. Roundish, hardly in a slanting section. Eyelids well adjoin.
EARS: Trailing, wide and quite long, precisely reaching a mouth corner. Are put highly and closely to each other, forming the rounded-off ends. At a nastorazhivaniye are turned slightly forward, with a fold.
NECK: Noble look and postav. The top line convex in a profile. Brawny, almost roundish, not too short, dry. Extends to shoulders and harmoniously merges with the line of top and a breast.
Line of top: From a convex nape, through well developed withers the line of top gradually merges with a long strong back.
Withers: Well is defined.
the Back (from withers to jobbers): Strong, brawny, without sagging. Not rising kzad. A little longer back — pedigree feature, is not a shortcoming.
of Grain: Basin long and moderately inclined.
Breast: Massive, but not excessively wide, with the sufficient depth which is almost reaching elbows and sufficient length. With well convex, without barrel shape, and long edges. A front part of a breast is well developed.
Line of a bottom: Rises slightly, but the stomach is not picked up.
TAIL: It is put slightly below, than at other similar breeds. The tail strong is also well dressed. At rest keeps lowered down. At a nastorazhivaniye or in hand it is kept horizontally or above.
General view: High standing, sinewy, extremities direct and parallel, but standing not widely.
Shoulders: Long and slanting. Well adjacent, very brawny. A good corner a shoulder - a scapular joint.
Humeral bones: Inclined, rather long and strong.
: Not connected, are located parallel to the average plane of a body. Are not turned neither inside, nor outside.
of the Forearm: Long, direct and vertical.
of the Wrist: Strong, accurate.
: Sinewy, slightly inclined.
Forepaws: Steady, strong. Are delivered directly to rather average plane of a body. Svodisty fingers. Longer middle fingers — pedigree feature and therefore are not a shortcoming. Claws from light - to dark gray. Small pillows are pigmented, rigid.
Back part:
General view: High standing, sinewy, i.e. very brawny. Extremities stand in parallel, are not turned neither inside, nor outside.
of the Hip: Rather long, strong, very brawny.
Knees: Strong
of the Shin: Long with clearly visible sinews.
Skakatelny joints: Strong.
of the Instep: Sinewy, almost vertical postav.
Hinder legs: In a lump, strong, without pribyly fingers, for the rest as forepaws.
of the Movement: Movements on all paces wide and smooth. Hind and front legs are put in parallel each other. Gallop is creeping, with long jumps. The back remains equal on a lynx. The amble is undesirable.
Skin: Strong. Skintight, but not too.
is the Short-haired version: Wool short (but is longer and more dense, than at the majority of similar breeds), healthy, very dense, smoothly adjacent integumentary hair. There is no underfur, or it is very rare.
is the Long-haired version: A soft, long integumentary hair with an underfur or without it. Direct or slightly wavy. The long falling wool in the basis of ears. Velvety wool is admissible on the ends of ears. Wool length on sides of 3-5 cm. On a bottom side of a neck, a front part of a breast and a stomach in general is slightly longer. Good tows and trousers, however, less long from top to bottom. A tail with a good suspension in the form of a flag.
Wool between fingers. Wool on the head less long. Wool type similar to double wool: average length, the dense, skintight integumentary hair, a dense underfur and moderately developed tows and trousers — sometimes meets at dogs of the mixed origin.
Colour: Blue, light or dark, also as well as shades of these flowers. The head and ears are usually slightly more pale. Only small white marks on a breast and fingers are allowed. Sometimes more or less defined belt along a back meets. Only a mark "well" can be given a dog with red burn marks. A brown spot — serious defect.
Weimaraner at a Photo Exhibition On a photo: a weimaraner at an exhibition

Growth and weight:

Height in withers:
Dogs: 59-70 cm (ideal measurement of 62-67 cm).
Boughs: 57-65 cm (ideal measurement of 59-63 cm).
Weight: Dogs: about 30-40 kg.
Boughs: about 25-35 kg.
Defects: Any deviation from the above-stated points has to be regarded as a shortcoming or defect depending on expressiveness degree.
Serious shortcomings (defects):
is the Obvious deviation from type. The sexual type is not expressed.
are Considerable deviations of growth and proportions.
is the Front part: considerable deviations, such as too developed bryl, the short or pointed muzzle.
are Jaws and teeth: absence more than two P1 or M3.
are Eyes: light defects, first of all weak and unilateral defects century.
are Ears: definitely short or long, without fold.
— Podbrudok (suspension), considerable deviations in a neck in a form and muscles.
is the Back: definitely pro-hanging or humpbacked back vysokozadost.
is the Breast, a stomach: a barrel-shaped breast the insufficient depth or length of a breast the picked-up stomach.
are Considerable anomalies of a postav of extremities, i.e. insufficient corners of joints, the twisted elbows, flat paws.
— Pronounced barrel-shaped posts or a korovin.
are Bad movements on different paces, including a lack of freedom of movement forward or an insufficient push, an amble.
are Serious shortcomings of skin, i.e. skin very thin or very rough.
is the Intermediate wool specified in the standard.
is Lack of an obroslost on a stomach or ears. Widespread fluffy wool at a short-haired weimaraner or curls or rare tows at a long-haired version.
are Deviations from shades gray, such as yellow or brownish. Burn marks.
is the Serious deviation from the correct growth or weight (for example, more than 2 cm from the measurements given in the standard).
is Minor deficit of temperament.
are Other serious defects.
the Disqualifying defects (out of breed):
— Absolutely atypical addition, first of all too rough or too easy.
is Full inharmoniousness.
— Absolutely atypical Head, for example, bulldog's type.
is the Front part: Absolutely atypical, i.e. distinctly bent nose back.
are Jaws and teeth: Nedokus, having a snack, the absent teeth, except P1 and M3.
are Eyes: Entropy, ektropiya.
are Ears: Absolutely atypical, i.e. remote from the head.
is Very pronounced suspension.
is the Back: Strongly pro-hanging or humpbacked back. The expressed vysokozadost.
is the Breast, a stomach: The expressed barrel shape or an underdeveloped breast.
are Extremities rachitic or underdeveloped.
is Constant lameness.
is the General constraint of movements.
are Skin defects and underdevelopment.
is Partial or total absence of wool.
are White marks in other places, except as on a breast and paws.
is Not the gray color. Extensive brown spot.
is the Expressed deviation in growth.
are Other underdevelopments. Diseases which have to be regarded as hereditary, for example epilepsy.
are Defects of behavior, for example, cowardice or nervousness.
of N.V.: Dogs have to have two obviously normal testicles which are completely lowered in a scrotum.

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