Breed : Sporting
Weight: 45-75 lbs
Height: 22-26 inches
Color(s): liver and white, with ears and head solid liver, sometimes with a white blaze
German Wire Haired Pointer Breed Information:
The German Wirehaired Pointer was made in Germany during the 19th century for hunting purposes. It is a result of cross of griffon, Deutsch Stitchelhaar, Deutsch Kurzhaar, and the hunting Pudelpointer. This medium sized breed has a balanced body and webbed feet which help them in swimming. They are an excellent breed of hunting dogs who can work in any weather and areas; showing the characteristics of pointer, retriever, and spaniel.
German Wirehaired Pointer Health and Diseases:
This breed survives for 12 to 14 years and is at a risk of the following health problems and dog disease:
- Hip dysplasia
- Ear and ear problems
- Skin cancer
- Von Willebrands Disease type 2
- Heart disease.