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

Summary
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 DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Compatible with kids:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Vigor:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.4 out of 5 stars (3.4 / 5)