What is a VDD dog?

What is a VDD dog?

The Verein Deutsch Drahthaar (VDD) is a breed organization, similar to the GWPCA. It is not an AKC club, but rather is a member club of the FCI (Fédération Cynologique Internationale), a registry used in most of Europe.

How much does a drahthaar cost?

What’s the Price of Deutsch Drahthaar Puppies? Deutsch Drahthaars are uncommon in the United States, although GWPs are often sold as such. For a real, purebred Deutsch Drahthaar, you are looking at least $1,000, depending on the breeder and availability.

How big do drahthaar dogs get?

around 61 to 68 cm
The Deutsch-Drahthaar is a mid-sized, substantial dog. The height at shoulder varies from around 61 to 68 cm for males, and 57 to 64 cm for females. The coat is generally wiry, and tightly fit with a thick under wool.

What breeds make up a drahthaar?

The Deutsch Drahthaar was developed in Germany in the beginning of the 20th century by crossing the German Shorthair Pointer with the Griffon, Stichelhaar (a dog that was developed by crossing the Pointer, Foxhound, Pudelpointer, and Polish water dog) and the Pudelpointer (a dog that was a cross between the Poodle and …

Are Drahthaars aggressive?

It is common for a Drahthaar to have a favorite person in his family. With this, it is important to realize that a Drahthaar can be possessive and possibly act aggressive towards things that he might find strange or threatening; he will do anything to guard his family.

What kind of dog is a DD?

DD’s exact breed is unknown, being described as either a wolf or a dog in various sources, and in some cases, even a wolf dog hybrid. Although the Rhodesian Ridgeback concept was dropped, it did appear in the in-game data, and could be “recreated”. DD runs alongside Venom Snake.

What does Drahthaar mean in German?

wire hair
History and Etymology for drahthaar German, literally, wire hair, from draht wire (from Old High German drāt thread) + haar hair (from Old High German hār)

Are Drahthaars good with kids?

DD’s are normally gentle and friendly with children and other dogs, and are known to become protective of their “family” and home. For good reason, the Drahthaar is the most frequently used hunting dog by the hunting establishment in Germany.

Are Drahthaars hypoallergenic?

German Wirehaired Pointer/Hypoallergenic

What type of dog is a GWP?

German Wirehaired Pointers
German Wirehaired Pointers have the nicknames GWP or Wirehair. 3. The activity level of German Wirehaired Pointers is quite high, so they need regular, vigorous exercise.

Do you have to be a breeder for VDD?

Breeders’ kennels also must be registered and all VDD breeding regulations must be followed. In addition, Group North America has a progressive hip dysplasia program coordinated with the VDD in Germany.

Do you need a registration number for a VDD dog?

All puppies whelped in Group North America are registered with VDD Germany, receive official VDD pedigrees (Ahnentafel) and registration numbers, and are tattooed with that registration number in their right ear before they leave the breeder’s kennel. Breeders’ kennels also must be registered and all VDD breeding regulations must be followed.

What are the requirements for a Deutsch drahthaar dog?

All dogs used in the VDD/GNA breeding program must meet certain standards in natural hunting ability, temperament, and coat and conformation. The Deutsch-Drahthaar Breed Standard represents the practical aspects of conformation and coat.

Is the VDD / GNA endorsing a particular breed of dog?

VDD/GNA does not endorse any specific breeder/kennel, nor offer any guarantees. Just because a kennel is listed here, doesn’t mean that the kennel is currently producing litters. Many people register a kennel to reserve a name for future litters, are currently between litters, or have bred in the past and are no longer active in breeding.