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German Wirehaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer

The German Wirehaired Pointer is a German breed that was born to work. These guys need a job that will stimulate their high intelligence. They were bred as hunting dogs but also make great companions.

About this Breed

The German Wirehaired Pointer is a rambunctious breed that is ready to go to work at any given moment. The breed came about during the 1850’s in Germany when advances in the shotgun made hunting accessible to everyone. The Germans wanted a pointer that was more rugged with a coat that was suitable for water and land.

This is a high energy breed that requires a lot of exercise and a job. These dogs are very intelligent, so if they are not challenged they will become destructive and independent. German Wirehaired Pointers tend to gravitate towards one person, so good socialization is encouraged to prevent this. The GWP sheds year-round, but their coat does not require much grooming.

Height

Male: 24-26in

Female: 22-24in

Weight

Male: 60-70lb

Female: 60-70lb

Fun Fact

Their coat is mostly water-repellant.

Favorite Names

For Males

  1. Cooper
  2. Chester
  3. AKC GCH CH/UKC CH UDK Hershey's Chocolate Delight CGC, CD, RAE, V, NA1-112
  4. Beaver
  5. BONE POINT'S BOZ
  6. BONE POINT'S MAGNUS
  7. Charlie
  8. BONE POINT'S QUICKSILVER
  9. Bareve Best Foot Forward
  10. Ajax

For Females

  1. Sassy
  2. Tessa
  3. Ali
  4. Aspen
  5. Ava Brooke Trussell
  6. BCK's Bohemian Rhapsody
  7. Big Sioux Emmaline
  8. Belle
  9. BONE POINT'S CHINOOK
  10. Ari

Common Locations

  1. Oregon, United States
  2. Alaska, United States
  3. Minnesota, United States
  4. Wyoming, United States
  5. California, United States
  6. Wisconsin, United States
  7. Florida, United States
  8. Montana, United States
  9. Washington, United States
  10. Oklahoma, United States

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