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Pointer carrying a pheasant through a green field.
Dog Breeds Pointer
The Pointer is the ultimate expression of canine power and grace. The breed’s name is its job description: Pointers point game birds, and they have been pointing for centuries. The high-energy Pointer is an excellent runner’s companion.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/pointer/ | March 12, 2024
Dog Breeds German Shorthaired Pointer
The versatile, medium-sized German Shorthaired Pointer is an enthusiastic gundog of all trades who thrives on vigorous exercise, positive training, and a lot of love. GSP people call their aristocratic companions the “perfect pointer.”
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/german-shorthaired-pointer/ | March 12, 2024
German Wirehaired Pointer standing in a green grassy field.
Dog Breeds German Wirehaired Pointer
With his sporty weatherproof coat and can-do attitude, the noble German Wirehaired Pointer is a versatile, sturdy gundog who thrives on outdoor activity. Around the house, the breed is an eager, affectionate, and amusing family companion.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/german-wirehaired-pointer/ | March 12, 2024
German Longhaired Pointer sitting in a field with a dead bird in its mouth
Dog Breeds German Longhaired Pointer
A good way to describe the German Longhaired Pointer is that, in appearance, it’s Continental Europe’s version of a Setter: a pointing dog with full tail and a long coat with dense guard hairs and a moderate undercoat. One noteworthy difference is the GLP’s affection for swimming and, therefore, waterfowl hunting. Coat [...]
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/german-longhaired-pointer/ | March 12, 2024
Two Portuguese Pointers standing outdoors in sunlight in tall grasses and flowers
Dog Breeds Portuguese Pointer
The Portuguese Pointer is a very old hunting breed bred to work closely with its handler. They are enthusiastic in their work and very dedicated to their owner.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/portuguese-pointer/ | March 12, 2024
Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer laying down outdoors in the fall.
Dog Breeds Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer
The Slovakian Wirehaired Pointer is a dog of moderate strength, working type, but with nobleness in his lines.
https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/slovakian-wirehaired-pointer/ | March 12, 2024
Pointer standing in profile in a field.
Expert Advice Pointer History: From Ancient Heritage to Loyal Companion
An intense drive to find birds and a loyal companionship in the field and home traces the Pointer's history. The medium-to-large-sized hunting dog has...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/pointer-history/ | March 12, 2024
Pointer on point in a field.
Expert Advice Pointer Facts You May Not Know
The Pointer is skilled at hunting birds and has adapted with the centuries. Here are some fascinating facts about this historic breed.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/fun-facts-pointer/ | March 12, 2024
Expert Advice How to Differentiate Between These Pointing Breeds
There are 14 pointing breeds, but some can get a bit confusing. The Pointer, German Shorthaired Pointer, German Wirehaired Pointer, Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, and Wirehaired Vizsla are often confused, but we've got the differences and similarities down for you.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/pointing-breeds-differences/ | March 12, 2024
German Shorthaired Pointer puppies sleeping together in the grass.
Expert Advice German Shorthaired Pointer History: Field Breed And Family Companion
National pride, a lush natural landscape, and abundant game helped the German Shorthaired Pointer rise in popularity. Learn about the breed's history.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/german-shorthaired-pointer-history/ | March 12, 2024

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