Category: Sporting Dogs
Facts about German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs, "Scientific name for dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The German Wirehaired Pointer Dog developed in Germany in the early 20th century. The breeders crossed The Pudelpointer, the Stichelhaar, and the Griffon. Its talents includes:- obedience, retrieving, hunting tests, gun dog, field trials, and a show dog.
German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a German Wirehaired Pointer Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs eye protected and moist. German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
The German Wirehaired Pointer Dog is a well-muscled medium-sized dog. Its body is a bit longer than its height from the ground. The German Wirehaired Pointer Dog skull is broad and with a moderate stop. It has a dark brown nose, and it also has brown medium-sized eyes that are oval in shape. The German Wirehaired Pointer Dog has rounded ears that hang so closely to its head. Its neck is strong and slender, and with a dip and wide chest. The average height of the male German Wirehaired Pointer Dog is 24 to 26 inches (60.9 to 66 cm) Females 22 to 24 inches (55.9 to 60.4 cm). The average weight is 60 to 70 pounds (27.2 to 31.7 kg)
The color of the coat varies from white to liver either with roan, ticking, or spotted and sometimes it can just be solid silver.
This is a very active and intelligent breed. The German Wirehaired Pointer Dog is always loyal to its owner or family and it is always eager to learn. It is very friendly with familiar faces, if it senses passiveness from the owner, it becomes willful. If theGerman Wirehaired Pointer Dog doesn’t get enough exercise it can get bored and very hard to manage.
If German Wirehaired Pointer Dog is not shown proper leadership authority, they will become extra pushy and may also try to dominate other animals. The German Wirehaired Pointer Dog is a good watch dog.
The number one heath problems amongst German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.Some lines of the German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs are prone to ear infections, skin cancer, hip dysplasia, Entropionand, genetic eye disease.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. German Wirehaired Pointer Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs they have 42 teeth.
Female German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. When German Wirehaired Pointer puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. German Wirehaired Pointer Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Female German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
The German Wirehaired Pointer Dog is very energetic and tireless. It is very important that the German Wirehaired Pointer Dog gets vigorous exercise on a daily basis; this will help to prevent the dog from becoming high-strung with indoor restlessness. The German Wirehaired Pointer Dog breed is better off living in on a farm or a country house with lots of land, if living in the suburbs make sure you have a big fenced in back yard for exercise for the Pointer. The German Wirehaired Pointer Dog is a breed of dog that can be quite challenging even to the most active families there is, they should be guaranteed of daily vigorous exercise in order to be taken as family pets.
A German Wirehaired Pointer Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
When purchasing a German Wirehaired Pointer Dog from a breeder, make sure to find a good breeder with references, check at least two to three of the puppies that were purchased from this breeder.
German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a German Wirehaired Pointer Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The German Wirehaired Pointer Dog is in the Sporting Group and in 1959 recognized by the (AKC) American Kennel Club.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
German Wirehaired Pointer Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print. It is a Fact a German Wirehaired Pointer Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A German Wirehaired Pointer Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
German Wirehaired Pointer Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.
Average body temperature for a German Wirehaired Pointer Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A German Wirehaired Pointer Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants).