Drahthaar

Drahthaar

an early name for the German wirehaired pointer.
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The fourth is a female Drahthaar via the VDD-GNA, a huge improvement in performance and personality.
BANDIT VOM FARN HOLZ is a Deutsch Drahthaar who loves to lie on the porch swing, according to owners Keith and Jeremy Moeller of McKeesport, Pennsylvania.
I've hunted over griffons and Pudelpointers that ran from 100 to 200 yards from the gun, and in the woods of Wisconsin this past fall I had the pleasure of hunting over my friend Mike Bartz's drahthaar, Gus, who not only pointed woodcock and grouse but retrieved them nicely, too.
The Deutsch Drahthaar, Deutsch Langhaar and Deutsch Stickelhaar were heavily into predator killing and many dogs were over the edge, going from predator-sharp to everything-sharp, including other dogs.
Overall, they are perfect blend of their foundation stock--the shorthaired vizsla and the Deutsch drahthaar.
Pronounced "Ma-too-tey," this Drahthaar wouldn't win any beauty prizes but I was about to discover he sure knew what he was doing in these Santa Fe pastures.
Avid waterfowler Kevin Noorda claims that hunting with General, his 11-month-old Deutsch Drahthaar, is pure joy.
MY DRAHTHAAR PUP was about 9 months old when hunting season started.
I mentioned this to a co-worker of mine at the time who owned a Drahthaar and was involved in NAVHDA, so I tagged along at an event.
While these words may not have made it into the average sporting dog owner's lexicon, others like Drahthaar have.
Beagles, Drahthaars, Vizslas, and other breeds have great reputations.