Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
(Griffon, d' Arręt korthals)

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Other Names
Slovakian Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, Slovensky Hrubosrsty Stovac, Griffon, d' Arręt korthals

France, 1860s.
This dog was developed from using many different lines of gundogs by a Dutch breeder named "E. K. Korthals including french and german lines

Companion, Retrieving, Hunting

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-13 years of age on average

Weight & Height
50 to 60 pounds & 22 to 24 inches tall at the shoulders

Known Health Problems
Some may develop hip dysplasia

Physical Description
Medium size dog with head that is square. The eyes are large, round and yellow to brown in color. The ears are drop and of medium size. The nose is brown and the tail is docked and is carried straight or slightly raised.

This breed intelligent, affectionate and very friendly. They general do very well with children as well as other dogs and even cats when socialized early on. The wirehaired pointing griffon can also be protective of its family if a stranger was to approach but they will welcome family and friends with out any problems.

This breed needs consistent training but is a quick lerner and shouldn't be hard to train at all

Living Conditions
This breed is not recommended for apartment life as they required lots of exercise and room to run and play outdoors.

Regular brushing needed and may need the hair between the pads on the feet trimmed.

Needs to run 1-2 hours each day

Coat Texture
The outer coat is hard and rough with the undercoat being soft and dense. The coat should never feel woolly

Coat Colors

Gray Brown

Gray Brown

Gray Brown

Gray Chestnut


Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Breeders

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