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German Wirehaired Pointer

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German Wirehaired Pointer

UK KC Classification Gundog
Country of Origin Germany
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 60 - 65 cm (24 - 26 inches)
Weight 27 - 32 Kgs (60 - 70 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

German Wirehaired Pointers are medium sized, powerfully built dogs. They have a thick, harsh coat that can be liver, liver and white or black and white in colour.


German Wirehaired Pointers are gentle, affectionate and even tempered dogs.


If you are considering a German Wirehaired Pointer as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for urban living
They are easy to obedience train
They usually get on well with other dogs
They require a lot of physical exercise
They are not always good watch dogs

Interesting Facts

German Wirehaired Pointers are also known as:
Deutsch Drahthaar
Deutscher Drahthaariger Vorstehhund


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