Versatile Dog Breeds
November 06, 2004
They get their name because they're bred for:
...family, guard, utility (pulling), water, feather, fur, fetch, point, track, flush...
Can you say smart?
Only buy one from a Eurostyle (open book) breeder. The kinds of breeds include: GWP, GSP, Griffon, Weimy, Vizsla, Pudelpointer, Brittany Spaniel, Drathaar, Czesky Fousek, Spinone, the Munsterlanders.
Caution: they're very demanding! These capable breeds must be trained daily in most aspects of their function or you'll have a mess. Get it? Because they CAN learn a lot, they NEED to learn a lot.
Here's the NAVHDA org. And here's a book that gives an amazing, rare look inside dog breeding.
And here's our GWP (German Wirehaired Pointer), Daisy...