Heidewachtel or Small Munsterlander
Good with Kids:
The Small Munsterlander also called Heidewachtel is the ideal hunterâs companion. They also make excellent family pet as long as they get enough exercises. They are highly regarded by field sports people who will find it very reliable as a working dog. They are affectionate and loyal to their family.
Country of origin:
Medium dog breeds
The Heidewachtel loves to swim, is obedient, intelligent, cunning, gentle-natured, cheerful, and fairly tough on itself.
The shoulder-height is 50 - 56cm (19 Â½ 2- 22in) for dogs and 52 - m56cm (20 Â½ - 22in) for bitches. Variations of 2cm (Â½ in) are permitted.
18.1-27.2kg for both dogs and bitches
Dogs of this breed are renowned for getting on well with children. They also mix well with other dogs and household pets without any problem.
The Heidewachtel (or small Munsterlander) has a long-haired coat that is link or lightly waved. The colour is usually brown with white but brown roan is also permissible.
Check the ear passage regularly to ensure they are clean and remove any excess hair in the ears, and trim such hair between pads of the feet. The coat should be groomed with brush and comb about twice a week. Occasionally light-brown hairs appear on the brown areas of the coat. These hairs should be plucked out. These dogs are only fully physically mature at three years.
These fine family pets want to please their handler. Train them with a gentle nut consistent approach.