Non-sporting Breeds

German Short haired Pointer

German Short haired Pointer
Pedigree Points
Recognized: AKC, ANKC, CKC, FCI, KC (GB), KUSA
Height: Dog: 23-25 in (58-64cm) Bitch: 21-23 in (53-59cm)
Weight: Dog: 55-70 lb (25-31.5kg) Bitch: 45-60 lb (20-27kg)
Coat: Short, flat, and coarse
Color: Solid liver, liver and white spotted, or liver and white spotted and ticked; liver and white ticked; the same variations with black instead of liver; not tricolored

The German Short-haired Pointer is of Spanish origin, probably derived through crossing the Spanish Pointer with a scenthound to produce a versatile gundog that would both point and trail. English Foxhound blood is also believed to have been added. The German Short-haired Pointer is a powerful, strong, and versatile hunting dog. It is equally at home on land or in the water, and excellent at working wildfowl and most game. It also makes a good household pet, provided that it receives enough exercise. It is easy to train, usually good with children, and does not require a lot of grooming.
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