About the Italian Pointing Dog

Hardy and adapted to all types of hunting, Italian Pointing Dogs are reliable pointers with an excellent sense of smell, docile and easy to train.

Despite their hunting instincts, these dogs are becoming well known as sweet, affectionate family pets due to their easy maintenance, patience with children and ability to be left alone in the home.

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

Breed specifics

Avg life expectancy
12–13 years

Loyal / Calm

Key facts

  • Needs little training
  • Requires minimal grooming