Breeds of dogs ” The Braco German wire-haired”

Braco German wire-haired is a sample of rough hair dog, whose early upbringing occurred at the end of the 19th century (Griffon Korthals) with the basis of the ideas of “Hegewald” (Sigismund Freiherr von Zedlitz und Neukirch). From that time it was raised in order to achieve a German sample dog’s hair wire of strong and effective nature for use in hunting. According to the principle: “through the performance achieve the type” and with consistent monitoring freedom of parenting, in a short time was obtained from rough hair (Griffon Korthals, Pudelpointer, Deutsch Stichelhaar) material, in addition to Braco German short hair, a hunting dog suitable for all practices in hunting; It is distinguished by its practical fur particularly resistant to all types of inclement weather and its versatility. These characteristics, the Braco German wire-haired became, in few decades, one of the great hunting dogs favorite and most valued at Germany and many other countries of the world.

Dog sample of noble appearance, with hard coat, perfect protector of the skin, with attentive and vigorous expression. Their movements must be harmonic, fluids, broad and full of strength.

The Braco German

The body length and the height of the cross should be preferably equal. The length of the body may exceed the height of the cross up by 3 cm.

Sign, with mastery of himself, balanced, without fear of hunting. It should not be shy or aggressive.

Proportionate to the size of the body and sex. The axes of the skull and the nasal helm differ slightly.

Skull: Level, only slightly rounded on the sides; moderately broad; the visibly developed supra-orbitario arc.
Fronto-nasal depression (Stop): Very noticeable.

Truffle: Heavily pigmented corresponding to the color of the fur; well open nostrils.
Snout: Long, broad, strong and deep. Slightly convex nose cane.
Lips: Thick, adjacent and not hanging. Good pigmentation corresponding with the color of the hair.
JAWS/teeth: Large teeth. Maxillary fuertes, with a uniform and complete, Scissor bite is that the upper incisors fall exactly ahead of the lower teeth being implanted perpendicular to the jaw. The dental formula consists of 42 pieces.
Eyes: The darkest possible, neither protruding nor sunken, with lively and awake expression. Well adjacent eyelids, with well pigmented edges.
Ears: Medium-sized, high and wide, implantation not Hanks.

Of medium length, strong muscular; slightly arched top line, bottom line clean.

Top line: Straight and slightly down.
Cross: Notorious.
Back: Strong, well muscled.
Backs: Short, wide, muscular.
Grupa: Long and wide, slightly fall and well muscled. Wide pelvis.
Chest: Broad and deep, with well notorious backsplash and the sternum reaching as possible behind. Well arched ribs.
Bottom line: Dry, forming an elegant arch backward; slightly gathered abdomen.

Following the line back, preferably taken horizontally or slightly upward, without seeing steep. Very thick or very thin. For use in hunting, the tail is shortened in convenient way. (In countries where the law prohibits amputation, the tail may be natural: should reach the Hock and be taken slightly Sabre-shaped).


Together: Seen head-on, straight and parallel; viewed from the sides, well positioned under the body. The distance from the floor to the elbows should be more or less the same as the distance from the elbows to the cross.
Shoulders: Scapula directed backwards, and leaning heavily muscular. Good angulation between the scapula and the arm.
Arm:The longest possible, dry well muscular.
Elbows:Adjacent to the body, without being twisted inward or outward, with good angulation between the arm and the forearm.
Forearm:Dry, perpendicular, strong bone.
Carpiana joint: Strong.
Metacarpus:Moderately inclined forward.
Previous feet: Oval shaped, closed, with well pigmented, sufficiently thick, compact and resistant pads. Parallel without bending inward or outward, position both the static and the movement.

Together: Viewed back, straight and parallel, with good angles of the knee and the hock. Strong bones.
Thighs: Long, broad and muscular, with good angulation between pelvis and thigh.
Knee: Strong, with good angulation between thigh and leg.
Legs: Long, muscular and tendon.
Hock: Strong.
Metatarsus:Short, perpendicular position.
Subsequent feet: Oval, well closed, with well pigmented, sufficiently thick, compact and resistant pads. In parallel, without bending inward or outward position, both the static and the movement.

Broad, with good tread above and good push; movement of the anterior and posterior members straight and parallel; distinguished port.

Tight, well adherent without formation of wrinkles and folds.

Hair hard (of wire), dense and tight. The outer layer measured approximately 2 to 4 cm long. With a dense waterproof internal fluff. The contours of the body must not hide under a longer coat. Hair, due to its hardness and density must offer good protection against the weather and the wounds. The lower parts of the limbs, as well as chest and abdomen should be shorter, however dense hair. The head and ears are short and thick hair, but no more soft. Highlighted eyebrows and a beard notorious, not very long and hair even harder, increase the strong expression of the face.

• Brown sprinkled with or without plates.
• Black sprinkled with or without plates
• Brown with or without white mark on the chest.
Roan • clear (mixture of dominant white with brown or black hairs).
Other colors are not acceptable.

Cross height: males 61 68 cm.
Females 57 64 cm.

Any deviation from the above criteria is considered missing, and the seriousness of it is considered to the degree of deviation to the standard and its impact on the health and welfare of the dog.

• Short, thin or pointed snout.
• Weak bite.
• Very loose eyelids.
• Expired or convex back.
• Markedly above-built dog.
• Elbows twisted obviously inward or outward.
• Cow hocks, close together or legs both abarilladas in the
static in the movement.
• Passage of amble continued, walking or trotting, numb or stumbling.
• Thin mantle, insufficient subpelo.

• Weak, not stable to shot or shy temperament; aggressive, restless temperament, dog biting out of fear.
• Higher or lower prognathism bite twisted. Lack of teeth except the 1 PM; Tips of the canines too together each other.
• Entropion or ectropion, differently colored eyes.
• Birth or stump, twisted tail-tailless.
• Wrong pigmentation.

Any dog showing clear signs of physical abnormalities or behavior should be disqualified.

Males should be two appear normal testicles fully descended into the scrotum.

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