Examples from the Web for wire-haired
The wire-haired fox terrier is really just like the smooth, but he looks quite different because of his stiff, wiry coat.The Dogs of Boytown|Walter A. Dyer
He appears to be of the Newfoundland breed, of a common size, wire-haired, and extremely lean.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King
There she lived, like an Amphitrite's wire-haired terrier tied up, till Alessandro went a-fishing.Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
Everybody looked at the wire-haired man, as if saying: "Yes, you've gone a bit too far there!"Five Tales|John Galsworthy
The farmers are wisely rooting out the wire-haired, big-tailed cape sheep, and substituting those which have wool on their backs.