German shorthaired pointer description. A versatile hunting breed being an all purpose gun breed of dog suitable for both land and water she is streamlined yet powerful with strong legs that make her able to move rapidly and turn quickly.
She has moderately long floppy ears set high on the head.
German shorthaired pointer information. May 14 2019 by lucy 8 comments. The judgment of shorthairs in the show ring reflects this basic. The history of german shorthaired pointers.
However there are various theories which suggest that different breeds of german scent hounds sight hounds and tracking breed went into creating the german shorthaired pointer. The german shorthaired pointer gsp is a medium to large sized breed of dog developed in the 19th century in germany for hunting. The german shorthaired pointer is an early example of fine german engineering.
Browse information about gsps gsp history the breed standard breed health and welfare breeder listings activities to enjoy with your shorthair and national and regional events. The gsp was probably derived from the german bird dog crossed with various german scenthounds. German shorthaired pointer information including pictures training behavior and care of german shorthaired pointers and dog breed mixes.
The german shorthaired pointer was recognized by the akc in 1930. As of 2015 8 german shorthaired pointers have the preferred agility champion title of akc. The german shorthaired pointers talents are show dog obedience gundog retrieving tracking trials field trials and hunting tests.
The american kennel club conducted a licensed specialty show for these dogs on march 29 30 1941 in chicago. The exact origin of the german shorthaired pointer is unknown. A german shorthaired pointer was elected as the pet mayor of montclair.
German shorthaired pointer breed information center. German shorthaired pointer dogs are a gun dog breed that weigh between 45 and 70 pounds growing up to 25 inches tall. The german shorthaired pointer is a versatile hunter an all purpose gun dog capable of high performance in field and water.
He was created in germany in the mid to late 19 th century to be a multipurpose hunting dog. A gsp dog guide. German shorthaired pointers also have a high endurance level and can keep up with the most rigorous activities.
After a day of playing with plush dog toys swimming and scouting for anything that he catches the scent of the gsp likes to lounge in his dog bed or curl up with human pack members. The gspca is the akc parent club of the german shorthaired pointer. They are active eager to please and intelligent dogs that love spending time with their people.
The german shorthaired pointer contributed in the development of the german wirehaired pointer.