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Wirehaired Pointing Griffon

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Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Alternative names
Griffon d'arrêt à poil dur Korthals
Korthals Pointing Griffon
Country of origin
The Netherlands / France
Common nicknames
 
Classification and breed standards
FCI: Group 7 Section 1 #107
AKC: Sporting
CKC: Group 1 - Sporting Dogs
UKC: Gun Dogs
Not recognized by any major kennel club
This breed of dog is extinct
Notes
 

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is a breed of dog. It is Dutch in origin, but is regarded as a French breed because a major portion of the breed's development took place in France.

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is particularly adapted for swampy country, where its harsh coat is excellent protection.

The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is an excellent swimmer and retriever and it loves to play in the water.

Griffons are known as intelligent, extremely eager to please, friendly dogs.


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