Dog Breed Group: Gun Dog
Life Span: 12-14 years
Weight: Male: 25-34, Female: 22-32
Height: Male: 22-23, Female: 21-24
Origin of Name: The Wetterhoun is a breed of dog traditionally used as a hunting dog for hunting small mammals in the Netherlands.
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Wetterhoun was originally reared to hunt beaver and is native to Friesland, Netherlands. The breed is considered rare, and most live in the Netherlands today. The Dutch Kennel Club recognized the breed in 1943. The breed's club in the Netherlands is also the club for the Netherlands Vereeniging voor Stäubiz en Wetterhönen, Wetterhoun's close relative, Stäbyhön.