Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Puppies For Sale
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Dog Breeders
This breed was developed in Europe around the 1870s. It was created to make a stronger hunting dog that could handle the harsh winters in Europe. This dog possesses a harsh, rough coat that is mainly gray with a hint of light brown. The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a great family pet for those who live in rural areas. This dog loves to run in wide open spaces. Contact the dog breeders below for your next family friend.
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All terrain hunting dogs -- a rare breed with a devoted following. Learn more from our breeders and consider a WHPG for your family.
"The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon excels as an upland gamebird dog. He’s versatile enough for a variety of activities and makes a decent duck dog, too!"
"The wiry coat is easy to maintain, keeping grooming chores minimal."
"The best friend a hunter could have!"
Group Classification: AKC Sporting Group, Gun Dog
Recognized By: CKC, FCI, AKC, NKC, APRI, ACR
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Hair Length: Medium
Shedding: Moderate Shed
Body Size: Large
Weight Male: 50-60 pounds
Height Male: 22-24 inches
Weight Female: 40-50 pounds
Height Female: 20-22 inches
Litter Size: Typically 6 to 9 puppies, with an average litter size of 8.
Life Expectancy: 10-12 years
Grey/Brown, Steel Grey, Brown/White, Chestnut Brown, White, Black
This breed is a bad choice for apartment life and will quickly grow frustrated with containment. It is happiest in a country home, or perhaps a farm, with land to explore and freedom to exhaust its bundles of energy. It is possible to keep a Griffon in a large house, providing there's a yard with ample space. The dog will appreciate room to maneuver, but space isn't necessarily a substitution for the freedom of a country life. The dog prefers a cool climate and isn't suited to Mediterranean temperatures, or stuffy humidity. It will not enjoy being kept in a kennel or being tied down for any length of time.