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We strongly believe it's essential for you to be aware of the reasons why a Vizsla may not be the right breed for you. This way, you can make an informed decision for your family and any potential puppy. On the flip side, we also recognize that a Vizsla that is well-bred and well-trained has the potential to be a lifelong family companion.
Is the Vizsla right for You?

Learn more about the Vizsla and if the breed is a match for your lifestyle.

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Vizsla History

Having faced near extinction twice, the Vizsla has a long and colorful history...

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Puppy or Adult?

Although raising a puppy can be incredibly fulfilling, it may not be for everyone. There are various avenues to acquire a Vizsla, whether you're in search of a puppy or an adult. Our goal is to assist you in finding the ideal companion for your home.

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An Introduction to Health Issues

Every pet owner wants a happy, healthy pet for life. A large part of your pet's health is proper veterinary care and nutrition. In addition to that, careful breeding practices can help achieve the goal of a happy, healthy pet. Vizslas, like all dogs, are susceptible to hereditary diseases and screening both the sire and dam for known health risks can help produce healthy pups.

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Responsible dog breeders work hard to produce healthy, socialized puppies. They also interview potential buyers and remain resources for buyers for the life of the dog. Breeders who are members of the Twin Cities Vizsla Club agree to adhere to the Vizsla Club of America's Code of Ethics.
Code of Ethics
  • Responsible Breeders ...
  • Are Ethical

    Adhere to the Vizsla Club of America (VCA) Code of Ethics.

  • Check for Hip Dysplasia

    Test and ensure Vizsla breeding stock is cleared of hip dysplasia after two years of age before mating and received an OFA Certificate (with numbers) from the Orthopedic Foundation of Animals (OFA).

  • Perform Health Testing

    Follow the breed-specific recommendations for health testing by the Canine Health Information Center (CHIC) for Vizslas.

  • Maintain Breed Type

    Strive to breed according to the AKC Breed Standard for the Vizsla

  • Know Their Pedigrees

    Know the pedigrees of their own dogs well and share them with prospective buyers along with the health and temperament records of each dog going back five generations. Search pedigrees to explain why a particular breeding can improve upon the dam’s and sire’s characteristics.

  • Mentor for Life

    Provide support to puppy buyers for the life of the dog.

AKC Vizsla Breed Standard

The Official AKC Vizsla Breed Standard was approved January 13, 2009.

Breed Standard
Vizsla Club of America Illustrated Standard

The first published illustrated breed standard approved by the Vizsla Club of America in 2018.

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Buying a puppy is a long term commitment and shouldn't be an impulse decision. Our Breeder Referral committee would be happy to connect you with a reputable breeder today! Looking for a rescue Vizsla? We can help there too.
TCVC Breeder Directory

We can refer you to member breeders who have agreed to follow the Vizsla Club of America's Code of Ethics.

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We occasionally have Vizslas in foster homes. Learn more about our rescue.

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