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Vizslas are born with ‘tiger’ stripes, which disappear after a few days – just like Weimaraners.

Vizsla puppy eyes are blue. This turns green, then yellow, and the final colour only settles when the dog is about 2 years old.

The Vizsla was used in the development of other breeds, most notably the Weimaraner, Wire-haired Vizsla and German Shorthair Pointer. There is much conjecture about those same breeds, along with other pointer breeds, being used to re-establish the Vizsla at the end of the 19th century.

The first written reference to the Vizsla dog breed has been recorded in the Illustrated Vienna Chronicle prepared on order of King Lajos the Great (Louis the Great) by the Carmelite Friars in 1357.

The velcro aspect of this breed is summarized by an old Hungarian saying: “If you own a Vizsla, it lives on top of your head”.

Before the world wars Vizsla breeding was closely controlled by the local nobility. Sometimes termed the “Gift of Kings,” few of the “Magyar pointers” were allowed to leave the region, except when presented to foreign royalty such as the queens of Italy and Spain. This privileged status changed when Hungary was occupied by the Soviet Union in 1945.

Before the world wars Vizsla breeding was closely controlled by the local nobility. Sometimes termed the “Gift of Kings,” few of the “Magyar pointers” were allowed to leave the region, except when presented to foreign royalty such as the queens of Italy and Spain. This privileged status changed when Hungary was occupied by the Soviet Union in 1945.

Vizslas are FAST! Most references put them in the top 5 fastest dog breeds, mostly at position 3. The only dog breeds that beat them in a sprint is the Greyhound and Saluki, but for distances greater than 600m the Vizsla is considered #1!