German Shorthaired Pointer
Deutsch Kurzhaar,Vorstehhund

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German Shorhaired Pointer
Deutsch Kurzhaar
Deutscher kurzhaariger

Germany, 1800's

Companion, Gundog

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-14 years of age

Weight & Height
40 to 65 pounds & 21 to 26 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia, Seizures

Physical Description
Medium to large size , square or rectangular shaped dog. The head is square with drop ears and a long muzzle. The eyes are almond shaped and amber in color. The nose is brown and the tail is docked.

Great family dogs & hard workers. The shorthairs may be more timid then the wirehaired variety.

Intelligent & Eager to learn, They are easy to train

Living Conditions
This breed does best when they have a yard to run in

Shorhair should be brushed occasionally to remove dead hairs

To keep this breed from being mischievous, they should be given plenty of daily exercise

Coat Texture
Double coat has a short, smooth outer coat.

Coat Colors

Liver White

Black White


6-10 pups per litter. Required early training

United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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German Shorthaired Pointer Breeders

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