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Breed Standards for the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

 

 

General Appearance:

It should be slightly longer than tall, of medium substance.

 

 

Head:

Eyes large and rounded, in all shades of yellow and brown; Nose brown; Abundant mustache and eyebrows; High-set, medium-sized ears

 

 

Color:

Preferably steel gray with brown markings, also chestnut brown, or roan, white and brown.  Less desirable is solid brown, solid white, or white and orange

 

 

Size:

Weight:  50-60 lb;  Height:  male:  22-24”; female:  20-22”

 

 

Coat:

The coat is of medium length, straight and wiry, with a fine, downy, thick undercoat.

 

 

Gait:

Its gait is efficient and tireless, with low, catlike strides

 

 

Temperament:

A skilled field dog, pointing and retrieving with a deliberate style, generally staying within the hunter’s gun range.


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