Deutsch Stichelhaar

Despite being the oldest of the German pointers, Deutsch Stichelhaars are rare, much rarer than the other wire-haired breeds from Germany: German Wirehaired Pointers and Pudelpointers.
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About the Deutsch Stichelhaar

Hair is unsurprisingly a distinctive breed characteristic of Deutsch Stichelhaars, which sport a moderate beard on the face, and eyebrows that are bushy and strong, giving these powerful dogs a rather fierce appearance.

All told, though, Deutsch Stichelhaars are well balanced, calm animals. Hardy and brave, they are always in control, never displaying shyness.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

Country: Germany
Size category: Large
Avg life expectancy: 12-14 years
Even-tempered / Confident / Calm / Resilient

Key facts

Requires moderate grooming
Loves to hunt
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