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Slovakian Pointer (Rough Haired)

General Description

The Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer is lively, happy, and eager to please. They have a lot of energy and are very smart but get bored quickly. This can sometimes make training a bit difficult, and you must work to keep training sessions fun, engaging, and not too long.

General Health

The Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer is a generally healthy breed, and responsible breeders screen their breeding stock for health conditions such as elbow and hip dysplasia, progressive retinal atrophy, and cataracts.

 

Origin

Slovakian Wirehaired Pointers (Slovensky Hrubosrsty Stavac) is a relatively new breed to the states. Dating back to the late 1950s, the SWP originated in Czechoslovakia following World War II 


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