German Wirehaired Pointer
Alemania FCI 98 . Braque Type

Braco Alemán de Pelo Duro

The German Wirehaired Pointer is very affectionate, active and intelligent.

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History

The German Wirehaired Pointer (Drahthaar) es una raza de origen alemán.

In this long-haired Hunter dog is gathers blood hounds, hunters of birds, water dogs and hunting with Falcons and therefore has a tendency to great versatility.

The origin of this breed has barely a century. A group of breeders set out to obtain Pointing Dogs hard hair. Pointing Dogs rough-haired Germans, the Pudelpointer, the Griffon and the German Shorthaired Pointer they contributed to the formation of the breed. Some experts added to the Airedale Terrier and to the Italian Rough-Haired Hound to this list of participants in the creation of the German Wirehaired Pointer.

As of the year 1879 the pure breeding was carried out and settled the essential characteristics of the breed.

In the year 1897, the Baron Schorlemer established the first standard of the German Wirehaired Pointer and this was the basis for the current pure breeding. It became one of the major races for hunting in Germany in the latter part of the 20th century.

Physical characteristics

It is strong, muscular, under, fluid lines, is medium-sized. Heavy dogs are not desirable. Some specimens are likely to develop hip dysplasia, ear infections, genetic eye diseases and skin cancer.

The coat colors vary, It can be color solid liver, black and white with colour marked liver, color liver with white markings, solid black and a mixture of three colors.

The coat of the German Wirehaired Pointer, its most distinctive feature of the breed, the Ogres functional. A dog must have a correct fur to be of the correct type. The layer is resistant to weathering and, to some extent, water repellent. The inner layer is dense enough to in isolating the cold winter, but it is fine in summer. The distinctive outer layer of the breed is straight, hard, rough to the touch and lisa. In the ears, the head and legs the hair is smoother.

The weight of the males is of 34 - 40 kg. And in females, of 30 - 36 kg. Measuring the males of 61 - 68 cm and females 57 - 64 cm..

Character and skills

The German Wirehaired Pointer is very affectionate, active and intelligent. It seems that you have always wanted to learn and is very loyal to his family, you need a person of reference who knows mark the limits. Like it to be occupied and enjoy working with its owner. They are friendly with people who know and reserved with strangers, They must be socialized at an early age.

They need plenty of exercise, any type of game to include the search for objects in any type of terrain, will be your happy Pointer. It has a very fine nose which allows you to track recover any object both on Earth and as in the water.

Characteristics "German Wirehaired Pointer"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "German Wirehaired Pointer" you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

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intelligence ⓘ

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Watchdog Ability ⓘ

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Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI: 98
  • Group 7: Pointing Dogs.
  • Section 1: Continental Pointing Dogs. 1.1 Braque Type. With proof of work..

Federations:

FCI , AKC , ANKC , CKC , ​KC , NZKC , UKC

  • FCI nomenclature race "German Wirehaired Pointer"


  • FCI breed standard "German Wirehaired Pointer"

    FCIFCI - German Wirehaired Pointer
    Bracco

    Alternative names:

      1. Deutsch Drahthaar, Deutscher Drahthaariger, Vorstehhund Drahthaar (English).
      2. Chien d’arrêt allemand à poil long (French).
      3. auch Deutsch-Drahthaar (German).
      4. Drahthaar (Portuguese).
      5. Braco Alemán de Pelo Duro (Spanish).
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