Nyvernese Griffon griffon)

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, Korthals Griffon

Nyvernese Griffon (Nyvernaya Griffon) Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, Korthals Griffon

Breed characteristics

  • Popularity: 4
  • Training: 5
  • Size: 5
  • Mind: 5
  • Security: 8
  • Relations with children: 9
  • Dexterity: 6
  • Shedding: 5


This versatile hunting dog originated in the Netherlands in 1873. year. She hunts in close contact with the owner. Nivernsky Griffon is hardy and they succeed in hunting for quail and hare. This breed is relatively rare.


Medium sized dog. The skull is round, the muzzle is rectangular with brown nose. The eyes are large, round and yellow to Brown. The ears are medium sized, long and drooping. is he Has a thick eyebrow and mustache. The tail is medium sized. Color may be blue, silver, gray with brown spots, completely fawn, brown.

  • Nyvernese Griffons are sporting dogs and therefore have a lot of energy. They require daily physical exercise for at least 20 minutes a day.
  • They can adapt to urban life, although they do not Recommended for apartments.



An elegant and durable breed, it is very obedient and very smart. intelligent dog, very dynamic, bold, alert, sociable and friendly. Temperament

Nyvernese Griffon is deeply devoted and affectionate with his family. They are people-oriented and get along well with attentive children. They do not like to be alone for long periods. time and can become destructive or bark excessively. They are get along well with other dogs. Nyvernsky Griffon is loyal responsive and trustworthy.


The dog loves to train, so training is easy. By however, preparation should be firm, consistent, but tender, interesting and varied so that the dog does not lose interest. She has good results in various dog species. sports.

A haircut

The dog needs to be cleaned about once a week, and a full haircut several times a year.


A dog with a high level of activity and likes to do a lot exercises. Recommended for active people who have free time to take care of her. She is suitable for an apartment, but she feels better in a closed courtyard, where she can freely move. She needs socialization and professional preparation.

Common diseases

Nyvernese griffons are prone to such diseases:

  • hip dysplasia;
  • progressive retinal atrophy.


The dog is an excellent hunter in any locality and in any climate, and also a good watchman and a pleasant companion.

Breed Information

A country Germany, the Netherlands
Life span 10-12 years old
Height Males: 55-60 cm Bitches: 50-55 cm
Weight Males: 23-27 kg Bitches: 23-27 kg
Long wool average
Colour steel gray with brown markings, chestnut brown or white and brown
Price 600 – 800 $

Breed photo

Nyvernese Griffon - photo Brown Nyvernese Griffon

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