German Shorthaired Pointer
German Shorthaired Pointer
Size
Medium/Large
Height
Males – 23 to 25 inches at the withers, Females – 21 to 23 inches at the withers
Weight
Males – 55 to 70 pounds, Females – 45 to 60 pounds
Coat
Short
Color
Solid liver or a combination of white and liver
Energy
High
Activities
Agility, Field Trails, Hunting Tests, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Tracking

Highly intelligent and willing to please, the German Shorthaired Pointer is a multipurpose hunting dog with a powerful sense of smell and keen enthusiasm for work. A true athlete, the breed thrives with active families who give him regular exercise. A loyal companion and watchdog, the German Shorthaired Pointer has an even and friendly temperament. His coat sheds but requires little grooming.

Did you know?

The German Shorthaired Pointer has webbed feet, which help him to excel at swimming.

Training German Shorthaired Pointers

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