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German Shorthaired Pointer

The German Shorthaired Pointer breed was created for hunting. This breed was produced by crossing the Spanish Pointer with native hounds. They were looking for a dog that would be a good utility dog, had a good nose and was good in both the field and water.
The German Shorthaired Pointer was first registered by the AKC in 1930 and was grouped as Sporting.

  • Country of Origin: Germany
  • Weight: 45 - 70 lbs
  • Height: 21 - 25 inches
  • Color: The most desirable color is liver or liver & white spotted. It can also be black & white instead of liver. The German Shorthaired Pointer coat can be patched, ticked or roan.

Breed Characteristics

Size
Activity
Children
Other Dogs
Grooming
Watch
Guard
Trainability

The German Shorthaired Pointer makes an excellent working dog. They are energetic, lively, gentle and affectionate. They love both land and water and have an abundant amount of energy. They do well with children and love to please their masters. This breed does well in most living conditions.

The German Shorthaired Pointer life expectancy is between 13 - 15 years. This breed is a relatively healthy breed. Some health concerns to look for are:
• Hip Dysplasia
• Epilepsy
• Skin Disorders
• Entropion

Coat:

Their coat is thick, short, dense and tough to the touch.

Coat Color:
The most desirable color is liver or liver & white spotted. It can also be black & white instead of liver. The German Shorthaired Pointer coat can be patched, ticked or roan.

Coat Care:

The German Shorthaired Pointers coat is very easy to groom. Brushing regularly with a thick bristle brush is recommended. Only bathe when necessary.

German Shorthaired Pointer Puppies For Sale:

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Baby

$725

Gender: Female
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Lilac

$950

Gender: Female
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Logan

$950

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Sabrina

$950

Gender: Female
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Stormy

$950

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Lance

$950

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Bessie2-German-Shorthaired-Pointer-Dog-Breed-Sporting-AKC
Bessie

$725

Gender: Female
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Boss

$800

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Lilly3-German-Shorthaired-Pointer-Dog-Breed-Sporting-AKC
Lilly

$950

Gender: Female
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Landon

$950

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Beauty

$800

Gender: Female
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Sunshine

$950

Gender: Female
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Luna

$950

Gender: Female
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Blake

$800

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Lincoln

$950

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Scott

$950

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Bobo

$725

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Skyler

$950

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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Sterling

$950

Gender: Male
Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
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