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This is another HPR breed.

They were developed in France by a Dutchman named Eduard Karel Korthals (Kor-tals).

I refuse to call them Wire-haired pointing griffons for two simple reasons:

1. All griffons are wire-haired. Most are scent hounds. One exception to this rule  is the Petit Brabançon, which is considered a Brussells Griffon in the AKC. It is a smooth-coated dog.

2. This is an HPR. It doesn’t just point.

I wish they’d actually shown what a “conditioned retrieve” is. I’m going to use the really PC term for the force breaking/force fetching.

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