Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Breed Profile



Personality

Among the qualities of the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon are that they are energetic, loving, intelligent, lively, active, gentle, and affectionate.

Family/Child Friendly

This breed of dog is great for children and family.

Lifespan and Weight

The average lifespan of this breed of dog is around 10 to 12 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 50 to 60 lbs.

Common Diseases

The most common disease associated with this breed of dog is hip dysplasia.

Housebreaking and Shedding

Housebreaking can be done with patience. Shedding is minimal, brush every other day.

Best Owner Compatibility

Not suitable for apartment or condo environments. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a yard to play in and lots of love and attention to give. This breed of dog needs to sleep inside at night and needs lots of human interaction.

Where to Buy

The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.

Average Cost

The average cost for this breed of dog is around $900+. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.

Aggression Factor

Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.

Noise Factor

This breed of dog makes for a good watchdog.

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