Wirehaired Vizslas like their cousins, Hungarian and Magyar Vizsla, are energetic and sporting dogs. They are well-known for being great with children, making them a near-perfect family dog. It got its name from its dense, wiry coat, which serves as their protection against extreme weather.
The hair of a Wirehaired Vizsla is water-resistant. It allows them to do icy water retrievals. It possesses an excellent nose and is highly trainable.