Pointers go about their work in a very aristocratic way. Alert with an impression of strength, speed and stamina, they are renowned for having an even temperament.

About the Pointer

Pointers are harmonious and well built, with plenty of grace, exuding strength and suppleness. One of the first breeds to be registered by the F.C.I., as seasoned athletes Pointers are elite performers in every sense.

Pointers will stop stock still when they observe the game, showing the full splendour of their body, fronted by an expression of determination. It’s truly a marvellous sight to behold.

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

Breed specifics

Country: United Kingdom
Size category: Large
Avg life expectancy: 12-15 years
Alert / Resilient / Athletic / Loving / Even-tempered

Key facts

Requires outdoor space
Requires moderate grooming
Needs little training
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