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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.

Temperament

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

Suitability

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
Drahthaar

 


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