Weimaraner vs Galgo Espanol

Compare the Weimaraner to the Galgo Espanol. Use the tool below to compare temperament, size, personality, maintenance requirements, and everything else between Weimaraners and Galgo Espanols.

Quick Summary

Below are a few quick comparisons between the two breeds.
  • Owner Experience - Both the Galgo Espanol and the Weimaraner are good for new owners, but the Galgo Espanol is a slightly better choice.
  • Children - Both breeds are child friendly, but the Galgo Espanol is the most friendly between the breeds.
  • Grooming - Both the Weimaraner and Galgo Espanol are very low maintenance and easy to groom.
  • Barking - The Weimaraner has an average tendency to bark. The Galgo Espanol will bark less frequently than most dogs.
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Breed NameWeimaranerGalgo Espanol
General Details
Breed TypePurebredPurebred
Is Hypo­allergenicNoNo
Lifespan11-13 yrs.12-15 yrs.
Height23-27 in.23½-27½ in.
Weight50-85 lb50-60 lb
IntelligenceHighAverage
History
Origin CountryGermanySpain
Origin Year1800 AD600 BC
Temperament
Overall FriendlinessVery GoodVery Good
Family FriendlyVery GoodVery Good
Kid FriendlyVery GoodVery Good
Pet FriendlyGoodVery Good
Stranger FriendlyGoodVery Good
Personality
  • Affectionate
  • Enjoys Attention
  • Jealous
  • Loving
  • Does Not Like Being Alone
  • Likes To Snuggle
  • Stubborn
  • Willing To Please
  • Affectionate
  • Loving
  • Stubborn
  • Willing To Please
Living Environment
ApartmentYesYes
IndoorYesNo
Small YardNoNo
Medium YardNoNo
Large YardNoYes
Temperature Tolerance ¹55°F to 85°F40°F to 80°F
Barks/HowlsBelow AverageRarely
Exercise Needs
Energy LevelVery HighLow-Medium
Exercise RequiredVery HighMedium-High
Top Running Speed35 mph40 mph
StrengthHighMedium
Grooming Needs
Coat Main­tenanceLowLow
SheddingLowMedium
DanderLowMedium
Drool AmountMediumNone

¹This is estimated min/max temperature range for a healthy adult dog. Dogs that live indoors, puppies, seniors, unwell dogs, and/or dogs with improperly groomed coats may overheat sooner and get cold more quickly.
Instincts & Behavior Comparison
Breed NameWeimaranerGalgo Espanol
Breed Mentality
Dominant/AlphaNoNo
Family/PackYesYes
IndependentNoNo
Breed Focus
Distracted EasilyNoYes
AverageYesYes
Focused & PatientNoNo
Breed Instincts
AggressionBelow AverageAverage
Burrow/DiggingBelow AverageAverage
ChasingHighHigh
Follow CommandsBelow AverageAverage
FightingBelow AverageAverage
GuardingBelow AverageAverage
HerdingBelow AverageAverage
HuntingHighHigh
ProtectionBelow AverageAverage
Remove VerminAverageAverage
SleddingBelow AverageVery Low
WatchBelow AverageAverage
Health Comparison
Breed NameWeimaranerGalgo Espanol
Lifespan
Lifespan11-13 yrs.12-15 yrs.
Common Health Issues
BloatYesNo
DistichiasisYesNo
Drug SensitivityYesNo
EctropionYesNo
EntropionYesNo
Hip DysplasiaYesNo
HypothyroidismYesNo
Progressive Retinal AtrophyYesNo
Von Willebrand's DiseaseYesNo
Appearance Comparison
Breed NameWeimaranerGalgo Espanol
Coat
FurYesYes
Coat Type
Single CoatYesNo
Smooth CoatNoYes
Coat Texture
SilkyYesNo
RoughNoYes
Coat Length(s)
ShortYesYes
Coat Color(s)
BlueYesNo
GrayYesNo
Silver GrayYesNo
BeigeNoYes
BlackNoYes
CinnamonNoYes
GoldenNoYes
RedNoYes
WhiteNoYes
YellowNoYes