German Shorthaired Pointer

active, friendly, smart

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Country of origin: Germany
Breed group: Pointing Dogs - Group 7 (FCI); Gundog Group (KC); Sporting Group (AKC)


Size: medium/large
Coat: smooth
Colour: liver, liver roan, black, black roan
Life expectancy: 11-14 years


Intelligent, boisterous, versatile and affectionate dog that is easily trained and has a will to please, but needs physical and mental exercise.

Sporting ace

The elegant hunting dog is strongly represented in the trend sports of canicross and bikejöring, but also in sled dog sport, a sport in which one might not have expected him.
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