The German Wirehaired Pointer is a medium to large-sized griffon type breed of dog developed in Germany for hunting. It became a leading gun dog in Germany in the later part of the 20th century. Other names of this breed include Deutsch Drahthaar, Deutscher Drahthaariger Vorstehhund and Drahthaar. The German Wirehaired pointer is a well muscled, medium to large-sized dog of distinctive appearance. Balanced in size and sturdily built, the breed's most distinguishing characteristics are its weather resistant, wire-like coat and its facial furnishings. Typically pointer in character and style, the German wirehaired pointer is an intelligent, energetic and determined hunter. Check out our collection of German Wirehaired Pointer dog names for male or female puppies.