German Wirehaired Pointer


The German Wirehaired Pointer is a medium to large-sized griffon type breed of dog developed in the 19th century in Germany for hunting. It became a leading gun dog in Germany in the later part of the 20th century. It is the result of the careful mixing and crossing of the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, German Shorthaired Pointer, German Roughhaired Pointer, and the hunting Pudelpointer in the late 19th century.

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Also known as

This breed is also called Deutsch Drahthaar, Drahthaar, Drathaar, German Wire-Haired Pointer, German Wirehaired Pointer as well as Pointer (German Wirehaired).

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