Family: gundog, pointer, versatile hunting dog
Area of origin: France
Original function: pointing, retrieving
Average size of male: Ht: 22-24, Wt: 50-60
Average size of female: Ht: 20-22, Wt: 50-60
Other names: Korthals griffon, pointing wirehaired griffon, griffon D'Arr't a poil dur
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Dog Temperament
The wirehaired pointing griffon is a skilled field dog, pointing and retrieving with a deliberate style, generally staying within the hunter's gun range. He combines independent action with the ability to be directed by the hunter. He is an equally adept family pet, absolutely devoted, willing to please, amiable and often comical. He is generally friendly toward strangers, other dogs and pets.