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Learn about Wirehaired Vizslas Pet Insurance

As you already suspect, the Wirehaired Vizsla is a close cousin of Vizsla but they are different breeds. The major difference between the two breeds is their coat type. While Vizsla has a sleek coat, the Wirehaired Vizsla has a dense wiry coat. However, the two have the same color and are both medium-sized dogs.

The Wirehaired Vizsla is a bit taller and heavier than Vizsla; they stand 21.5 to 25 inches tall at the shoulder and weigh 45 to 65 pounds. Just like Vizsla, the Wirehaired Vizsla originated from Hungary. The breed was created by Hungarian hunters and falconers who needed a sturdier breed with a denser coat and the same versatility and drive as Vizsla. Unsurprisingly, the breed was created by crossing Vizslas with German wirehaired pointers.

WVs are wonderful energetic dogs that are equally useful. It is important to take out Wirehaired Vizslas pet insurance as soon as you purchase or adopt your dog. With the right pet insurance, you will cover medical expenses for your pet including the cost of hospitalization, illness, surgery, diagnostic tests, emergency care, accidents and so on.

When purchasing Wirehaired Vizslas pet insurance, it is necessary to shop around and compare policy options in order to choose the best coverage for your pet. With so many pet insurance providers out there, this might seem like comparing apples to oranges. Call Insurdinary for the best Wireless Vizslas pet insurance coverage suitable for Canadians. When you call Insurdinary, we will connect you to pet insurance advisors who will guide you to choose the best coverage for your furry friend.

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Why Wirehaired Vizslas Pet Insurance Is Important

Even though Wirehaired Vizslas are not really a sickly breed, some dogs are prone to certain ailments and genetic illnesses. The breed may suffer from conditions from hip dysplasia to eye diseases.

Medical conditions like hip dysplasia could cost up to $5,000 in veterinary treatment and care. You don’t want to spend such a huge amount of money out of pocket, especially in an emergency, do you? This is why you need to take out Wirehaired Vizslas pet insurance as soon as possible.

Most pet owners, without adequate pet insurance, had to make the hard choice of putting down their beloved pet due to an accident nor a really serious illness. Rather than taking such a risk, you could take out budget-friendly Wirehaired Vizslas pet insurance that would guarantee that your pet is protected always.

Here is a list of common sicknesses Wirehaired Vizslas might develop:

  • Hip dysplasia
  • Sebaceous adenitis
  • Dysphagia-megaesophagus
  • Idiopathic epilepsy
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Digestive problems
  • Ectropion
  • Entropion, etc.

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Wirehaired Vizslas Pet Insurance Statistics

Origin: Hungary

Average height: 23 – 25 inches (male), 21.5 – 23 inches (female)

Average weight: 55 – 65 pounds (male), 45 – 55 pounds (female)

Life expectancy: 12 – 14 years

Dog Breed Group: Sporting Group

Exercise Requirements: More than 40 minutes per day

Temperament: Gentle-mannered, Loyal, Highly Affectionate, Caring, Trainable.

Health: They are healthy overall but prone to conditions like entropion, digestive problem, ectropion, hip dysplasia, dysphagia-megaesophagus, sebaceous adenitis, hypothyroidism, etc.

Energy level: Average

Tendency to Bark: Low

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Wirehaired Vizslas Pet Insurance News

A three-year-old Hungarian Wirehaired Vizsla, Szinva, and his trainer and owner Tanya Gates from Yukon made history in 2016 as the dog won the trophy in 2016 North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA).

The exercise tests the dog’s ability to assist during a hunt. They are considered the most difficult exercise the association could offer. Interestingly, Szinva, scaled through and clinched the title.

By winning the distinguished title, Szinva became the first dog to earn the distinction from NAVHDA. Szinva has already earned titles nationally and internationally. Since Gates got the dog when he was just 8-weeks-old, her goal has been to complete the NAVHDA Invitational Test.

The dogs were required to complete a series of tests. In one of the tests, dead birds are shot out in what looks like a hunt. Two birds are sent into the water in different locations and the dog is expected to remember the location of the drawn duck and compose himself when the second duck is shot.

The dog was asked to retrieve and deliver the ducks to his owner in reverse order. Szinva performed excellently in the test and other tests and topped about 100 other dogs in the show.

Gates said she was overcome with joy when her dog was announced the winner. “… it is announced that my dog is a Versatile Champion. This is when I think it’s a good thing I am sitting down because I would have fainted otherwise. I am overcome by a rush of feelings – shock, bliss, and relief – we did it as a team!”, she said.

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Wirehaired Vizslas Pet Insurance FAQ


Are Wirehaired Vizslas prone to separation anxiety?

When left alone for long, Wirehaired Vizslas may suffer from distress due to separation anxiety. They are prone to separation anxiety and this could lead to unwanted behavior.

Are Wirehaired Vizslas protective and aggressive?

Wireless Vizslas are protective of their families but they are not dominant dogs. The dog can also be aggressive and destructive but also they are gentle, highly intelligent and good-natured.

How soon does pet insurance take effect?

In the event of a health condition, your pet insurance provider will expect you to wait for some days before processing your claim. The waiting period is stated in the pet insurance policy document and it is usually 14 days for illness and 48 hours for accidents.

Can you get pet insurance after diagnosis?

In general, pet insurance companies do not cover pre-existing conditions. If your Wirehaired Vizsla is diagnosed with a pre-existing condition, the condition will be excluded from Wirehaired Vizslas pet insurance coverage offered by any Canadian insurer. In such a situation, you can access coverage for other conditions but not the pre-existing condition.

What medical conditions are common with Wirehaired Vizslas?

Several medical conditions are common with Wirehaired Vizslas. Examples include entropion, digestive problem, ectropion, hip dysplasia, dysphagia-megaesophagus, sebaceous adenitis, hypothyroidism, etc.

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