German Pointer (short-haired)
Good with Kids:
This German Pointer is an ideal hunterâs companion. They also make excellent family pet as long as they get enough exercises. They are highly regarded by field sports people who will find it very reliable as a working dog. They are affectionate and loyal to their family.
Country of origin:
Large dog breeds
Gun dog breeds (UKC)
Sporting dog breeds (AKC)
These dogs are affectionate, lively, loyal to their family, gentle-natured and equable, intelligent and eager to learn, and have a good scenting nose.
The shoulder-height is 63 â 66cm (24 Â½ 2- 26in) for dogs and 60_ 63cm (23 Â½ 2 â 24 Â½ 2in) for bitches.
24.8-31.8kg for dogs and 20.4-27.2kg for bitches.
This German Pointer is very sociable and gets on well with dogs and other animals. Most of them are very with children.
The long-haired coat can be brown, but also brown with a white band or white with a brown head and brown markings.
This breed does not need much attention to its coat. Brush the hair regularly and trim any excess hair between the pads of the feet. Occasionally it is necessary to pluck old (brown) hair. It is simple to recognize this because it will be lighter than the rest of the coat.
These dogs can learn and want to, making their training much easier. This makes them an ideal choice for those without much experience. They are outstanding all-round field sports dogs.