Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Breed Profile
Among the qualities of the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon are that they are energetic, loving, intelligent, lively, active, gentle, and affectionate.
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.
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.
The average cost for this breed of dog is around $900+. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.
This breed of dog makes for a good watchdog.
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