This smart, energetic, and determined hunter has a distinctive appearance and was built for agility and endurance in the field.

Vital Stats

Height: 22 to 26 inches at shoulder
Weight: 60 to 70 pounds
Coat: short and wiry
Life span: 12 to 14 years

The German Wirehaired Pointer was developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to be a versatile hunting dog, a job at which he still excels today. He can hunt any game on any terrain and point and retrieve from land or water.

His excellent nose and stamina are appreciated by hunters worldwide, and he’s also a great companion for active families who can provide an outlet for his high energy level. Full German Wirehaired Pointer profile on

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