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Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

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.