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Pointer standing in profile in a field.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds 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/ | May 17, 2024
Expert Advice: Feature German Wirehaired Pointer ‘Natalie’ Balances Shows With Service Dog Duties
When Kevin Holmes went looking for a service dog that would double as a competition teammate two years ago, he had specific idea in mind. His answer? "Natalie" the German Wirehaired Pointer.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/natalie-german-wirehaired-pointer/ | April 30, 2024
German Shorthaired Pointer puppies sleeping together in the grass.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds 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 28, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Get to Know the Pointer Breeds
Originally bred as hunting companions, pointing breeds excel at tracking upland game for their owners. So which dogs are pointers, and what did they originally do?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/sporting-group-pointer-breeds/ | August 7, 2023
Pages AKC Breeder Spotlight: Beth Kirven of Solaris Vizslas & Malmason Pointers
Beth Kirven of West Columbia, South Carolina, has always had Sporting dogs — her first dog as an adult was an English Cocker. But once she married and had children, she decided to ditch the grooming and go for some smooth operators: namely, Pointers, acquiring her first from the late Susan Thompson of Solivia Pointers […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/akc-breeder-of-merit-program/inner-circle-newsletter/akc-breeder-spotlight-beth-kirven-solaris-vizslas-malmason-pointers/ | July 31, 2023
German Shorthaired Pointer running outdoors.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 11 German Shorthaired Pointer Names: What to Call Your Athletic Puppy
Originally hunting dogs, German Shorthaired Pointers have been an AKC-recognized breed since 1930. In the succeeding decades, the GSP has become known for its energy, athleticism, and noble countenance, as well as its distinctive coat. Just as you would with any pet, research a German Shorthaired Pointer’s needs and characteristics before bringing home a pup. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/best-german-shorthaired-pointer-names-for-this-athletic-and-affectionate-breed/ | July 22, 2022
German Shorthaired Pointer puppy laying down in the grass.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle German Shorthaired Pointer Facts You May Not Know
German Shorthaired Pointers are all-round hunting dogs that also make for friendly companions. Learn all about this & more German Shorthaired Pointer facts.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/german-shorthaired-pointer-fun-facts/ | September 22, 2021
Expert Advice: Juniors Meet Allison Chism, 15-Year-Old German Wirehaired Pointer Breeder
For 15-year-old Allison Chism of Ocala, Florida, there has never been a time that she hasn't been at dog shows. "I've loved being able to grow up and watch my mom, sister, and my grandmother succeed, which has given me the inspiration to follow in their footsteps," she says. Chism officially stepped into the ring […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/allison-chism-junior-handler/ | June 29, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds How to Train a German Shorthaired Pointer Puppy: GSP Training Timeline
German Shorthaired Pointers (GSP) are full of energy, need lots of exercise, and "can be extremely challenging from six months to three years old," according to the AKC breed description. The good news: they're also highly receptive to training and picking up early obedience commands. And that's why learning to train your GSP will be […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/how-to-train-a-german-shorthaired-pointer-puppy/ | March 3, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Alexis Chism of Afterhours German Wirehaired Pointers
Alexis Chism is a third-generation breeder of Afterhours German Wirehaired Pointers in Reddick, Florida. She has spent her entire young life of 17 years with the breed, attending dog shows with her mother from a very young age.  AKC: How did you get started in breeding dogs? Alexis: My grandparents acquired their first German Wirehaired Pointer after raising Boxers and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-alexis-chism-afterhours-gwps/ | February 20, 2020

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