German Shorthaired Pointer

The German Shorthaired Pointer is a noble-looking dog who exudes strength, endurance and speed.
German Shorthaired Pointer

About the German Shorthaired Pointer

Friendly, intelligent and eager to please, the German Shorthaired Pointer is a loving and even-tempered dog. These dogs are patient with children and other dogs, however, their large size means play can be a little too boisterous for younger children.

Athletic and dedicated, German Shorthaired Pointers are robust and versatile hunting dogs.

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

Breed specifics

Country: Germany
Size category: Large
Avg life expectancy: 12–14 years
Resilient / Even-tempered / Loyal / Reserved / Confident

Key facts

Requires outdoor space

Requires moderate grooming

Needs a lot of training

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