Developed in the 1950’s by Koloman Slimak to create a breed that could not only track and point, but also retrieve on both land and water, the Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer is one of the most versatile gundogs in the world.
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) breed standard for the Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer was registered in 1996.
Weight: 50-65 lbs (22.3-29.5 kg)
Height: Male: 24.5-26.5 in (62.2-67.3 cm) Female: 22.5-26 in (57.2-66 cm)
Coat: Thick, wiry double coat.
Color: Gray and Gray Roan.
Life span: 12-15 years
Temperament: Loyal, Athletic, Dedicated, Affectionate, Playful.
Health: Some may be susceptible to hip dysplasia.
• Also known as the Slovak Rough-haired Pointer, Slovak Wirehaired Pointer, Slovak Pointing Griffon, Slovak Wirehaired Pointing Griffon and Slovak Wirehaired Pointing Dog.
FCI: Group 7, Section 1.1 Continental Pointing Dogs: Pointer type #320