Dog names start with W

Dog names start with W

The names of 8 dog breeds start with the letter ‘W’. This blog piece will show all dog breeds info step by step.

Group names start with W

  1. Weimaraner
  2. Welsh Springer Spaniel
  3. Welsh Terrier
  4. West Highland White Terrier
  5. Westiepoo
  6. Whippet
  7. Whoodle
  8. Wirehaired Pointing Griffon


The Weimaraner is a beautiful and athletic large dog breed, that was originally bred as a hunting dog in the early 19th century.

Life span: 11 – 14 years

Temperament: Steady, powerful, stubborn, aloof, intelligent.

Weight: 32 – 37 kg Male, Adult, 25 – 32 kg Female, Adult.

Height: Female: 59–63 cm, Male: 62–67 cm.

Colors: Silver-gray, Mouse-gray, Silver.

Welsh Springer Spaniel

The Welsh springer spaniel is a medium-sized sporting bird dog, and a member of the spaniel family.

Life span: 12 – 15 years

Temperament: Stubborn, friendly, affectionate, loyal, active, playful.

Weight: 16 – 20 kg Adult.

Height: Female: 43–46 cm, Male: 46–48 cm.

Colors: Red & White.

Welsh Terrier

The Welsh Terrier is a cheerful, intelligent dog, originates from Wales and was originally bred for hunting fox, rodents and badger;

Life span: 12 – 15 years

Temperament: Friendly, intelligent, alert, spirited.

Weight: 9.1 – 10 kg

Height: 14–15.5 inches

Colors: Black & Tan, Grizzle & Tan.

West Highland White Terrier

The breed is smart, independent with a slight touch of stubbornness, commonly known as the Westie, dog from Scotland.

Life span: 12 – 16 years

Temperament: Friendly, intelligent, alert, hardy, active.

Weight: 6.8 – 9.1 kg, Adult.

Height: Female: 23–28 cm, Male: 25–30 cm.

Colors: White.


Westiepoos are social, intelligent dogs, a cross between the West Highland White Terrier and Poodle dog breeds.

Lifespan: 13 to 15 years

Temperament: Friendly, sociable, intelligent, and loving little dog.

Weight: 20 to 35 pounds.

Height: 11–17 inches

Colors: white black gold, yellow cream brown, chocolate, liver.


Whippets are a quiet and intelligent British dog breed of medium size.

Lifespan: 12 – 15 years

Temperament: Friendly, lively, intelligent, affectionate, quiet, gentle.

Weight: 6.8 – 19 kg, adult.

Height: Female: 45–53 cm, Male: 48–56 cm.

Colors: black, brown, white, red, fawn, blue, cream, brindle, blue brindle, reverse brindle, etc.


A Whoodle is a cross breed between a soft-coated Wheaten terrier and a poodle, playful, friendly, and active.

Lifespan: 12–15 years

Temperament: friendly; outgoing; anxious.

Weight: 20-45 pounds

Height: 14-20 inches

Colors: black, brown, red, silver grey, and cream.

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a medium-sized hardworking breed, an excellent gun dog and great companion with a sense of humor.

Lifespan: 10 – 12 years

Temperament: Loyal, gentle, trainable, vigilant, proud.

Weight: Male: 23–27 kg, Female: 23–27 kg.

Height: Male: 55–60 cm, Female: 50–55 cm.

Colors: Liver, Grey & Brown, Grey & Tan, White & Chocolate, Orange & White, Chestnut.

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