About the German Long-Haired Pointing Dog

These balanced, calm and even-tempered spaniels make great companions and are easy to train. They are solid, muscular and fairly close to the ground, yet very elegantly built. Smaller dogs must have a lot of substance.

German Long-Haired Pointing Dogs combine the bloodlines of bird, hawking and water dogs as well as bracken dogs, which explains their exceptionally versatile skills.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

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Germany
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FCI Group 7, AKC Foundation Stock Service
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Large
Avg life expectancy
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Loving / Friendly / Gentle / Intelligent / Sociable

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  • Requires outdoor space
  • Enjoys training
  • Requires moderate grooming