Wirehaired Pointing Griffons

ABOUT GRIFFONS...

General Appearance:

  • Medium sized - 22-23 inches for male
                           20-22 inches for female
  • Coat:  Hard and coarse with a thick undercoat of fine hair which provides insulation and water resistance.  Liver colored or Roan colored with white hairs over the top.
  • Eye Color:  Ranges in all shades of yellow to brown.
  • Nose Color:   Always Brown
  • Tail:  Tail is carried straight or slightly raised - Tail is docked 1/3 to 1/2 length
  • Hair on Face and eyebrows is called "furnishings" and should never be cut.
    It contributes to the dog's friendly expression and gives it it's unique look.
  • Sheds very little hair.

                

Temperament:

  • Known as the "Supreme Gundog"
  • Excels in hunting upland game birds, waterfowl, and furred game
  • Easily trained.
  • Meticulous hunting companion
  • Has a quick, intelligent mind
  • Alert, friendly expression
  • Willing to please
  • Trustworthy
  • Tireless
  • Excellent Family Dog
  • Friendly Temperament
  • Needs plenty of exercise to keep it physically and mentally fit
  • Devoted to master and family