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wirehair

a coarse, crimped and springy haircoat texture seen in some breeds of dogs, such as Dachshunds and German wirehaired pointers, and the American wirehaired cat.
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In our two days of jump shooting woodies, my old German wirehair pointer found six out of our eight birds that fell in heavy cover where we probably would have never found them.
And whereas white is permissible--even desirable--among German wirehair aficionados, Drahthaars are not allowed a patch of white larger than three inches.
There's no question that the Deutsch Drahthaar is the original breed," admits GWPCA member and German wirehair breeder Janet Nahorn from Oconomowoc, Wis.
You may be in for more homework (and in-person evaluation) if you think the German wirehair might be a better fit for you.
Some old-style German wirehairs were inclined to hunt nose-down, precisely what their originators wanted.
I found a local breeder who was raising German wirehairs.
wirehairs will do just fine, and the guard hairs will grow back in time.
Because of my dad, I have hunted behind German wirehairs, shorthairs, Labs and pointers.
He has also trained German shorthairs and wirehairs for grouse, and reports good results.
An avid hunter, Tom has owned quite a few sporting dogs, including shorthairs, wirehairs, Labs and a couple of setters, but he freely admits to a special fondness for pointers.
Wirehairs, Brittanys and English pointers have different styles because they're supposed to have different styles; that's how they've been bred.