Topline: From the arched neckline, over the well-defined withers the topline merges gradually into the relatively long back.
Withers: Well defined.
Back: Muscular, without a dip. Not running up towards the rear. A slightly longer back, a breed characteristic, is not a fault.
Loin: Broad, muscular, straight to slightly arched, the transition from back to loin well closed.
Croup: Pelvis long and moderately sloped.
Chest: Strong but not unduly broad, with sufficient depth to reach almost to elbows and of sufficient length. Well sprung without being barrel-shaped and with long ribs. Forechest well developed.
Underline and belly: Rising slightly, but belly not tucked up.
TAIL: Set on slightly lower than with other similar breeds. Tail strong and well coated. Carried hanging down in repose. When alert or working, carried level or higher. In countries where it is allowed by law, appropriately tail docking is permissible for shorthaired Weimaraner used for hunting.
General appearance: High on the leg, sinewy, straight and parallel, but not standing wide.
Shoulder: Long and sloping. Well fitting, strongly muscled. Well angulated shoulder joint.
Upper arm: Sloping, sufficiently long and strong.
Elbow: Free and lying parallel to median plane of body. Turned neither in nor out.
Forearm: Long, straight and vertical.
Carpus (Wrist): Strong and taut.
Metacarpus (Pastern): Sinewy, slightly sloping.
Forefeet: Firm and strong. Standing straight in relation to the median plane of body. Toes arched. Longer middle toes are a breed characteristic and therefore not a fault. Nails light to dark gray. Pads well pigmented, coarse.
General appearance: High on leg, sinewy and well muscled. Standing parallel, turning neither in nor out.
Thigh: Sufficiently long, strong and well muscled.
Stifle (Knee): Strong and taut.
Lower thigh: Long with clearly visible tendons.
Hock joint: Strong and taut.
Metatarsus (Rear pastern): Sinewy, almost vertical in position.
Hind feet: Tight and firm, without dewclaws, otherwise like front feet.
GAIT/MOVEMENT: Movement in all gaits is ground covering and smooth. Hind and front legs set parallel to each other. Gallop long and flat. Back remains level when trotting. Pacing is undesirable.
SKIN: Strong. Well, but not too tight fitting.