Dog Breed profiles
Munsterlander (Small) Breed Profile
Munsterlander (Small) fact file
KC Group: gundog
Good with children?: yes recommended
Exercise requirement: lots
Good guard dogs?: would bark
Moulting level: medium
Jogging partner: yes
A close companion and hunt-point-retrieve breed blessed with an excellent nose, equally happy tracking game across land and water. The Munsterlander is both elegant and practical, in fact top show Munsterlanders are regularly working dogs indicating what a wonderfully versatile breed they are.
Munsterlander (Small) Character
Incredibly loyal and affectionate, a Munsterlander will love to work, play and rest close to you. They are great with children although do be aware that they can be quite boisterous and excited. Keeping a Munsterlander quiet will require dedicated training, although they are keen to please and should learn quite easily.
Munsterlander (Small) Size
The Small Munsterlander should measure 51-58cm and weigh in at between 18-27kg.
Munsterlander (Small) Health
There are few reported common ailments of concern with the breed, just be sure to take care whilst exercising a young puppy as they can develop Hip Dysplasia.
Munsterlander (Small) Special Care
A Munsterlander doesn't enjoy being left on their own for any great length of time, ideally they should be engaged with some member of their family for the vast majority of the day.
Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.