wirehair

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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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HEARTBROKEN: Little Sam Mannion hopes for news of his beloved pet SO GENTLE: Gabby with Sam, left, and older brother Lewis when they were babies MISSING: Gabby the wire-haired terrier cross went missing more than two years ago
An RSPCA spokeswoman said: 'The dog is thought to be five or six years old and is a wire-haired terrier, tan and white with a black patch above the tail.
The two surviving dogs, a wire-haired terrier called Sherman and a collie-cross puppy called Dougal, recovered and were rehomed by the RSPCA.
Though Greg resembles a wire-haired terrier on the attack, he is passionate about sport, particularly football.
BEAUTY, a wire-haired terrier belonging to Mr Bill Barnet, a PDSA veterinary officer who led one of the animal rescue squads during the bombings of London.