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Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Puppies
Description: In Europe they are still known as the Korthals Griffon. They are medium sized dogs that have wiry brown, white and gray fur. With ears that drop down, the breed also has somewhat of a beard and mustache around their yellow to brown eyes and brown nose. The tail can be docked at half or one-third its length. The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is an excellent family dog who is trustworthy and has a tremendous willingness to please. Easy to train, they make a wonderful pet for a strong, confident owner. An active breed, they exhibit pointer-like behavior but have a terrier-like attitude. Wirehaired Pointing Griffons make pleasant companions and skillful, multipurpose hunting dogs. Wirehaired Pointing Griffons have a quick and intelligent mind and they are easily trained. They can get bored easily, however, which requires some mental stimulation on part of the owner. When they get bored, they also tend to get manipulative in what they want to do. This breed is rather docile an gets along with other pets very well. They are a fine breed of workability and versatility. Wirehaired Pointing Griffons are outgoing and make a meticulous hunting companion.
Other Names: Korthals Griffon, Pointing Wirehaired Griffon, Griffon D'Arręt a Poil Dur
Type: Gun Dog
20 - 22 inches; Males: 22 - 24 inches.
gray with chestnut markings, white and chestnut, or white. Sometimes
they come in orange and white.
Wirehaired Pointed Griffons are independent and intelligent. They are amiable,
willing to please, and quite devoted. The breed is sometimes quite comical
as well. They can be reserved with strangers, but remain quite affectionate
with family. Wirehaired Pointing Griffons are also very energetic. They can
get bored easily, so mental and physical stimulation should be provided. But
when they do get bored, they also get manipulative.
Watch-dog: Very High.
Care and Training:
Minimal grooming and trimming of their coat is needed. The Wirehaired Pointed
Griffon Requires plenty of exercise and would make a great jogging
partner. The owner must have time for training as they are a high-energy dog
that enjoys hunting or other outside activities.
Health Issues: Skin allergies, thyroid problems, and hip dysplasia.
Life Span: 10 - 12 years.
Country of Origin:
First Registered by the AKC:
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