Meet the ultimate sport utility dog.

Vital Stats

Height: 21 to 25 inches at shoulder
Weight: 45 to 70 pounds (males average 62 pounds, females average 52 pounds)
Coat: short and thick
Life span: 12 to 15 years

This versatile sporting dog hunts many types of game, retrieves on land or from water, and is an affectionate companion. He has a striking, easy-care coat, but he needs plenty of vigorous exercise.

If you can provide him with the mental and physical challenges he craves, he’ll be your best four-legged friend. Full German Shorthaired Pointer profile on

[usrlist “Affectionate with family:5” “Easy to groom:5” “Intelligence:4” “Ease of training:4” “Compatible with kids:4” “Predatory tendencies:4” “Tendency to bark or howl:3” “Vigor:3” “Watchdog ability:3” “Ease at being home alone:3” “Mouthiness:3” “Drooling potential:2” “Amount of shedding:2” “Cold tolerance:2”]