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.
Suitable for apartment living if adequately exercised
Good with children
Did you know?
The German Shorthaired Pointer has webbed feet, which help him to excel at swimming.
Also Known As:
Deutscher kurzhaariger Vorstehhund
HeightMales – 58 to 63 centimetres at the withers Females –53 to 58 centimetres at the withers
WeightMales – 24 to 31 kilograms Females – 20 to 27 kilograms
ColourSolid liver or a combination of white and liver
ActivitiesAgility, Field Trails, Hunting Tests, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Tracking