German Shorthaired Pointer Information

German Shorthaired Pointer breedA versatile hunter and excellent household pet, the German Shorthaired Pointer has increased in popularity in recent years. The breed is smart and eager to please and does well with kids and other pets.

With a history as a field dog, the German Shorthaired Pointer likes to stay busy and work hard, so make sure he gets lots of exercise. His coat, which can be liver or liver and white in color, sheds quite heavily, so make sure you have a lint roller on hand!

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 9in - 2ft 1in Weight: 45-70lbs


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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