German shorthaired pointer information including personality history grooming pictures videos and the akc breed standard. The breed was recognized in the late 1800s in germany with the first shorthaired coming to america in the 1920s.
She has moderately long floppy ears set high on the head.
German shorthaired pointer related breeds. Minimizing hereditary health complications and producing consistent litters can be very profitable as these dogs are expensive. German shorthaired pointer health related issues. If breeders know how to breed german shorthaired pointers there should not be many issues with the pregnancy.
The breed soon gained a reputation as the ideal dog for the hunter who wanted only one dog that could do it all. How to breed german shorthaired pointers. Right breed for you.
Above all the german shorthaired pointer is an active hunter. These dogs have served in the air force to detect bombs and one was even elected pet mayor of montclair california. The german shorthaired pointer is the ideal size for a good running companion but still compact enough to fit well into most households.
German shorthaired pointers can do almost any job. The american kennel club believes that their ancestors are the german bird dog breed which is related to the spanish pointer which was introduced to germany during the 1700s. The german shorthaired pointer is an all terrain dog.
This includes using proper bloodlines and a superior pedigree. The german shorthaired pointer gained akc recognition in 1930. German shorthaired pointer information including pictures training behavior and care of german shorthaired pointers and dog breed mixes.
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The german shorthaired pointer gsp is a medium to large sized breed of dog developed in the 19th century in germany for hunting. A hallmark of the breed is the sleek coat that comes in either liver or in liver and white the latter often profusely ticked. 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.
Pointers german shorthaired breed judging 2020. German shorthaired pointers do not really have a clear documented history of their roots. If you are interested in a german shorthaired pointer we encourage you to visit the parent club web site for the breed.
These health pages provide information about issues that are common in the breed rare disorders genetic tests and research supported by the clubs.