Group 3: Gun dogs
Height: 61 – 69cm

Energy Level:  High
Original Function: Hunting
Lifespan: 10 – 15 yrs

Recommended for: Active people & families.

Note: Needs regular running off lead.


About This Breed

The breed takes their name Pointer from their ability to freeze, motionless with their head extended and pointing towards the sighted game. They love to work and to hunt so much that they will do so for people other than their owners. They are very stable and affectionate; they fit into family life fine but need large amount of exercise.

General Characteristics

Appearance: Symmetrical and well built all over, general outline a series of graceful curves. A strong but supple appearance.

Temperament: Kind, even disposition.

Characteristics: Aristocratic.  Alert with appearance of strength, endurance and speed.

Colour: Orange, liver or black with white. Self colours or tri-colours.

Coat: Short & fine.

Grooming: The coat needs little care to keep it looking good, a brush or wipe over with a damp cloth is fine. Bath when needed.

Exercise: they need plenty of exercise to keep them fit and happy.