German Short-Haired Pointer


German Short-Haired Pointer Breed Description

Appearance: 23-27.5” (58-70cm) 66 lb (29.9 kg) Slightly wavy, weather-resistant coat. Solid liver colour, liver with white markings, or white with liver markings.


When game hunting was opened to the general populace in the 1800s, people wanted an all-round hunting dog that could take on any prey. Prince Albrecht zu Solmes-Braunfels combined several successful breeds such as the German Bird Dog and the Spanish and English Pointer. He selected for function and hunting ability rather than breed type and appearance – a deleterious practice. The result was an intelligent hunting dog who would willingly work in water, retrieve and track. Popular with hunters worldwide, the German Short-haired Pointer spread to North America in the early 1900s.


Enthusiastic and full of energy, the German Short-haired Pointer is an intelligent dog and a joy to train. He loves to work, whether by hunting, doing obedience, playing flyballor running agility courses. Always up for a run, he needs opportunities to get out and exercise his hunting instincts. He loves his family, and is good with children.

German Short-Haired Pointer Breeders:

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