German Shorthaired Pointer

German Shorthaired Pointer Resources

The German Shorthaired Pointer was developed in Germany during the 19th century as a hunting dog. It is a gun dog created by crossing the old Spanish pointer with several other breeds with desirable characteristics, including tracking breeds and scent hounds. The result was a highly versatile hunting dog that can carry out a wide range of tasks in the field. It is an excellent choice for a prospective dog owner with an active lifestyle that needs an energetic companion. It is a not a good choice if you prefer a short stroll around the block. Throughout the history of the German Shorthaired Pointer, emphasis was placed on function rather than form since this was primarily a working dog. If you want to learn more about this resourceful and multitalented breed, you can take a look at the following resources.   

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