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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.
The first afternoon I killed a rooster over a beautiful point made by Abby, a black German wirehair.
The 5-month-old German wirehair is owned by Kenneth Larson of Monroe, WA.
So in yet another instance of irony, Verein Deutsch Drahthaar means German Wirehair Club.
And whereas white is permissible--even desirable--among German wirehair aficionados, Drahthaars are not allowed a patch of white larger than three inches.
This is almost too easy," Ben Ross said to his brother Bob after shooting two sharptailed grouse from a flock of 15 or so birds pointed by Bob's German wirehair and flushed by his own yellow Labrador.
The versatile breeds--drahthaars, wirehairs and griffons--come closer still to multi-purpose dogs, and the continental breeds, particularly German shorthaired pointers (GSPs) make a good stab at it.
A good cross-section of breeds, including Brittanys, German shorthairs, German wirehairs, pointers, English setters and red setters, made up the roster.
Sure, there are some breeds known for their versatility; particularly the so-called versatile breeds like pudel-pointers, wirehairs and griffons.
As a guy who has tried just about every trick on his team of wirehairs, I can attest that sometimes those extras are just the ticket you need to turn a corner when you and your dog hit a roadblock.
If you watch my television show, you know that my wirehairs need all the help they can get when it comes to retrieving.