Wire-Haired Pointing Griffon, also known as a Slovakian Wire-Haired Pointing Griffons.
Developed after World War II this breed was crossed with the German Wire-Haired Pointer and Weimeraners and welcomed in Czechoslovakia. Great producers in all kinds of weather conditions, this hardy breed is used for both setting and pointing and very easy to handle. Switzerland has reached across it's borders choosing this breed for search and rescue work because of its talented nose. While considered to be a supreme gun dog it's popularity remains low. A great companion dog.
Somewhat Hypo-Allergenic. Sheds less than most breeds.
Great Hunting dog, versatile gun dog.
Intelligent, eager to please, but reserved with strangers, but warms quickly.
Requires a good run daily, has fairly high stamina.
Friendly, easy keeper.
Devoted to it's owner.
Medium to Large in Size.
Has a history of hip dysplasia and ear problems.
Webbed feet make this breed a strong swimmer.
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