13 Dog Breeds That Are Wirehaired

Airedale Terrier Although it looks like a miniature Doberman, the miniature Pinscher is not a descendant of that breed. Its history actually predates the Doberman. The strength and athleticism of miniature pinschers and Dobermans are shared, as well as their black-and tan coats.

Border Terrier Although it looks like a miniature Doberman, the miniature Pinscher is not a descendant of that breed. Its history actually predates the Doberman. The strength and athleticism of miniature pinschers and Dobermans are shared, as well as their black-and tan coats.

Brussels Griffon Although it looks like a miniature Doberman, the miniature Pinscher is not a descendant of that breed. Its history actually predates the Doberman. The strength and athleticism of miniature pinschers and Dobermans are shared, as well as their black-and tan coats.

Dachshund Although it looks like a miniature Doberman, the miniature Pinscher is not a descendant of that breed. Its history actually predates the Doberman. The strength and athleticism of miniature pinschers and Dobermans are shared, as well as their black-and tan coats.

Jack Russell Terrier Although it looks like a miniature Doberman, the miniature Pinscher is not a descendant of that breed. Its history actually predates the Doberman. The strength and athleticism of miniature pinschers and Dobermans are shared, as well as their black-and tan coats.

German Wirehaired Pointer The German wirehaired Pointer is recognized as a distinct breed from their relative, the German Shorthaired Pointer. It was specifically developed for its wiry coat. It is waterproof, protective, and insulating. It is ideal for hunting in cold water and harsh weather. 

Irish Wolfhound The rough-coated Irish Wolfhound, which is the tallest of all AKC-recognized breeds, is often called a gentle giant. They are affectionate and loyal, and can be very patient with children, despite being large. 

Scottish Terrier The iconic wirehaired Scottie breed is more popular in America than it is in their homeland, the United Kingdom. It has a distinct silhouette and a dignified beard. Although Scotties have strong family attachments, they can still be independent and strong-willed dogs. 

Wirehaired Fox Terrier There are two types of fox terriers: wirehaired or smooth. They are more commonly seen with a thick beard and coarse coat. This fun-loving, spunky breed displays many of the typical terrier traits. 

Wirehaired Vizsla In 20th-century Hungary, the wire-haired Vizsla was created to provide a more weatherproof and warmer coat than their smooth haired relatives. While the breed is still popular in hunting communities, vizslas make great pets. They are loyal, easy-going, and affectionate. 

West Highland White Terrier The West Highland white terrier, a happy and affectionate West Highland white terrier, is a loyal family friend. It is a brilliant and agile dog, despite its small legs. They need to be exercised every day because they are energetic. 

Schnauzer Standard schnauzers are known for their bushy beard and bushy eyebrows. These stately dogs are intelligent and friendly, making them great companions. 

Kerry Blue Terrier This Irish terrier is larger than the average and was bred for work. These dogs possess the typical terrier tenacity, which makes them excellent hunters and sometimes can be challenging canine companions. These dogs are a great all-round working dog. They can hunt rats, mice, and rabbits and herd sheep and cattle.