meet theSmall Munsterlander Pointer

theHistory

Did You Know?

The German word for Pointer (Vorstehhunde) was added to the names of several versatile hunting dog breeds a number of years ago. The German name of this breed was recently changed back to...

There are more than 10,000 FCI registered Small Munsterlanders in Germany alone, and the Small Munsterlander is the third most popular versatile hunting dog in Europe.

Small Munsterlanders have a strong pack instinct and thrive in outdoor oriented families. In the house they often can be found sleeping near (or on) the feet of their master or other...

From the January 2009 Board Meeting - The Small Munsterlander Pointer was approved to compete in AKC Companion and Performance Events effective July 1, 2009.

There are three long haired versatile hunting breeds, the Deutsche Langhaar (German Longhair), the Grosse Münsterländer (Large Munsterlander) and the Kleine Münsterländer (Small Munsterlander).

Small Munsterlanders typically weigh 40-60 pounds and females are about ¾ inches lower at the shoulder than males.

Even though Small Munsterlanders don't have an undercoat they are hunted throughout the colder countries in Europe.

Small Munsterlanders are superb water dogs with great endurance and love salt and fresh water, as well as surf and rapids. Their beautiful tails are important swimming tools for these dogs

Small Munsterlanders are agile and athletic and can sprint at up to 25mph. A Small Munsterlander won't tire out on an all day hunt through wooded grouse terrain, rocky chukar territory, brushy pheasant country, open partridge plains or mucky duck marshes.

From the August 2006 Board Meeting - One new breed was added to the Foundation Stock Service Program - the Small Munsterlander Pointer.

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.

Colors

Description Desc. Standard Colors Std. Colors Registration Code Reg. Code
Brown & White 063
Brown Roan 462

Markings

Description Desc. Standard Markings Std. Markings Registration Code Reg. Code
Patched 045
Tan Markings 012
Ticked 013