The list of this quintessential gundog’s attributes is a long one: loyalty, intelligence, friendliness, strength, grace, stamina, and of course, breathtaking beauty when on point. A high-energy breed, Pointers make excellent runner’s companions, and active kids will appreciate a playmate that won’t poop out before they do. As pets, they do best with enclosed running room to expend some energy. Pointers long to be full-fledged family members, and early socialization and training will make that possible.
Did You Know?
The first Pointers appeared in England about 1650.
The Pointer was the first dog used to stand game.
Pointers seem to display the hunting instinct at around 2 months of age.
The Pointer has always been bred for type as well as field ability, and today they are also eagerly proving their versatility in other performance sports.
Pointers were originally used in conjunction with Greyhounds in the 17th century.
Pointers were one of the first eight breeds registered in America in 1878, and were recognized by the AKC when it was founded in 1884.
colors & Markings
Below is a list of the colors and markings available for this breed. Please refer to the breed standard for descriptions and the difference in types.
|Description||Desc.||Standard Colors||Std. Colors||Registration Code||Reg. Code|
|Black & White||019|
|Lemon & White||115|
|Liver & White||125|
|Orange & White||134|
|Description||Desc.||Standard Markings||Std. Markings||Registration Code||Reg. Code|