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German Wirehaired Pointer

A multipurpose hunting dog, the German Wirehaired Pointer enjoys human companionship and bonds closely with his family. An exceptional pointer and retriever, the breed is eager to please and enthusiastic to learn. Highly energetic, the German Wirehaired Pointer requires vigorous daily exercise. The breed’s coat sheds lightly but is easy to maintain.
Living Considerations
  • Suitable for apartment living
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Good with children
Did you know?
The German Wirehaired Pointer has webbed feet, which help him to excel at swimming.
Also Known As:
Deutsch Drahthaar
Deutscher Drahthaariger Vorstehhund
German Wirehaired Pointer
  • Size Medium/Large
  • Height Males – 60 to 66 centimetres at the withers
    Females – at least 55 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight Males – 25 to 30 kilograms
    Females – 20 to 27 kilograms
  • Coat Medium
  • Energy High
  • Colour Liver and white
  • Activities Agility, Field Trial, Hunting Tests, Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both