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15 Historical Facts About Weimaraners You Might Not Know

#7 Van Dyck’s paintings dating back to 1631 depict gray dogs very similar to the Weimaraner.

#8 For the first time a breed called Weimaraner was mentioned in the 1850s.

The document says that the breed was formed in East Germany in the vicinity of the city of Weimar. These dogs were very popular at the court of the Grand Duke of Weimar. This is where the name of the breed comes from.

#9 There is a photograph from 1871 in which the young Baron Wintzigerode Knor is depicted with his Weimaraner named “Nord”

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