They are great dogs and fantastic pointing bird dogs.
Male German Wirehairs grow to 50 to 65 pounds, female dogs are 35 to 50 pounds.
The dominating color of the German Wirehair Pointer is liver, liver ticked or black ticked. come in black ticked or liver ticked colors. Because of the breeding that has gone into the German Wirehair Pointer the coat can vary from short to medium to shaggy long.
German Wirehairs have a Natural Ability to Hunt. Some of their outstanding features are their coats which are short to long in length with a course texture so they shed water fast. They have brows and some have beards to protect their eyes and mouths from the variable harsh environments in which they hunt. Pointing is one their best qualities, especially with older hunters since these dogs are easy to force train to retrieve to hand. They have great personalities and make great family dogs too!
German Wirehairs are great in the water! They are better than most other pointing breeds in that they are great for Upland game as well as Waterfowl.
These dogs are good with kids and make great family pets. German Wirehairs are very loyal and lovable dogs!
Wirehairs make great pheasant hunters and are known for their relentless search.