Large Munsterlander

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Life span

13 Years


32 Kg


Gun Dogs

Large Munsterlander Overview

This dog breed comes in both small and large. They're strong willed, intelligent and require continuous training. To train this breed correctly you will need lots of patience and to consistent. Lack of training will cause boredom and mental health issues which in-turn will introduce unwanted behavior.

The Munsterlander dog breeds coat consists of large brown patches on a solid which background.

This dog breed loves the outdoors so would suit a family that's equally active. They love to hunt by nature and enjoy any challenge that they're presented with. They're strong swimmers so would suit living near water where they can enjoy a good swim.

Large Munsterlander Characteristics

Size InformationIntelligence
  • 5
Size InformationExercise Needs
  • 4
Size InformationDogs Health
  • 4
Size InformationChild Friendly
  • 5
Size InformationApartment
  • 2
Size InformationShedding
  • 2
Size InformationGrooming Needs
  • 3
Size InformationBarking
  • 2
Size InformationAlone
  • 1
Size InformationTrainability
  • 4
Size InformationEnergy Levels
  • 4
Size InformationDog friendly
  • 4

History & Origin

The Large Munsterander originates from Germany and was first introduced to the UK in 1971. 

Large Munsterlander Temperament

The Large Munsterander is a gentle, intelligent and calm dog. They make wonderful companions and devoted to their loved ones. They're very patient with children and other household pets. They get very excited and love to goof around with their loved ones. 

Large Munsterlander Training

The Large Munsterander is easy to train because of their intellect and eager to please their owners. Training should start from a young age and be consistent throughout their lives to prevent any bad habits appearing. 


The Female Munsterander has a shorter coat and therefore doesn't require as much growing as they male Munsterander. Brushing every 3-4 days is enough and brushing every second day for the male Munsterander will help keep their coats in optimum condition. 


The Large Munsterlanders are healthy dog breeds but are predisposed to a few health conditions such as:

  • Hip dysplasia
  • Cataracts
  • Osteochondrosis


Large Munsterlander Exercise Needs

The Large Munsterlanders requires lots of exercise on a daily basis to keep them fit, healthy and happy. They should be walked twice a day for 60-80 minutes and also spend lots of time off their lead to run around and explore. 

They also require lots of mental stimulation to help keep them happy and well-balanced. 

Children and other pets

Large Munsterlanders tends to bond very well with children of all ages. They love to play and therefore would suit a family with children. Playtime should always be supervised to prevent rough play.

The Large Munsterlanders also gets on very well with other household pets provided they are socialised correctly and from a young age.