It’s true what they say about the ‘Gray Ghost,’ if you want a couch potato dog, who slumbers around the house, the highly energetic, German born, Weimaraner, isn’t going to be that dog.

Originally touted as a ‘gun dog’ or ‘pointer type,’ this medium sized handsome breed is now one of the most beloved companions in the United States.

Known for their sleek and gray coat, their need for speed, and fanatical devotion to their master, a Weimaraner is one of the most athletic Sporting Groups breeds in the world.

What makes this breed so popular within the canine club community?

Here’s what you need to know about the Weimaraner.