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Trickum Ridge Animal Hospital is a proud provider of veterinary care for The Atlanta Weimaraner Club Rescue. We strongly urge you to call or visit their website at www.atlantalovesweims.org and check out these beautiful creatures!

The Atlanta Weimaraner Club Rescue (“AWCR”) is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization of Weimaraner enthusiasts and owners in the Atlanta area.

Mission:To rescue, nurture and connect abandoned Weimaraners with forever homes… one gray dog at a time

AWCR provides Weimaraner owners with a place to meet others that enjoy doing things with their Weimaraners.  In addition to the social aspect of the club, the Atlanta Weimaraner Club provides for the rescue, care, and adoption of lost, surrendered and homeless Weimaraners.  The AWCR assists in re-homing Weimaraners by providing foster homes.  The funds for the rescue program are raised through various fundraising events and donations.  The Club also provides public education on the breed andresponsible dog ownership. The rescue program is run strictly on a volunteer basis and supported through fundraising and private donations. We do not have kennel facilities nor do we receive financial help from the government. Please join this group of dedicated individuals who are the true heart of the organization by becoming a member and helping raise funds to rescue our gray friends.  They have a dynamic group that has come together to dedicate time and focus on rescuing dogs through friendship, fun and fellowship!

Weimaraners

Common Nicknames: Weimaraner Vorstehund, Weim, Silver Ghost, and Grey Ghost

Origin: Germany

Description: The Weimaraner is a large breed purebred known for being alert, energetic, intelligent, loyal, responsive, and social. The most common colors for Weimaraners are grey and silver. This breed is know to be multi-talented, participating in a wide variety of activities such as agility, guarding, hunting, pointing, retrieving, search and rescue, and tracking. Originally, Germany was possessive of its skilled all-purpose dog. Some of the earliest Weimaraners, prior to being sent to America for breeding, were sterilized in order for America not to popularize their special breed. The breed's happy, lively temperament has endeared it to families. . The Weimaraner is an all-purpose family dog, capable of being loving and loyal towards children. Always on the alert, the Weimaraner has great physical stamina, and does require daily physical activities and exercise.