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German Short-Haired Pointer

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German Short-Haired Pointer profile

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Lifespan: 10-14 Years

Avg height53-64cm

Avg weight: 20-32kg

Coat type: Short, coarse coat.

Coat coloursLiver roan, liver & white, liver, black & white, white & chocolate, brown.

Originally bred for: Hunting.

Breed traits: Bold, trainable, intelligent, loyal, affectionate.

A little about the German Short-Haired Pointer

The German Shorthaired Pointer is reliable but energetic. They are playful, smart and affectionate, making good hunting companions and family pets for people who like the outdoors. 

 

GERMAN SHORT-HAIRED POINTER HEALTH INFORMATION

The German Shorthaired Pointer is generally healthy. They can suffer from primary lymphedema (swelling of the lymphatic vessels) and more occasionally also get Canine Hip Dysplasia, Entropian, Von Willebrand's disease, and hypothyroidism. Like all dogs with a deep-chested conformation they are prone to gastric volvulus (bloat).