Sleek and muscular, the Pointer has a dashing appearance and is hard-wired to hunt.

Vital Stats

Height: 23 to 28 inches at shoulder
Weight: 45 to 75 pounds (males average 65 pounds, females average 55 pounds)
Coat: short and smooth
Life span: 12 to 15 years

Bred for several hundred years to “point” birds and small game such as rabbits, the Pointer is a versatile field dog and exceptional family dog. He excels in many arenas, from the field to the show ring, agility to obedience.

Energetic and fun-loving, he’s well suited to active homes where he’ll be a member of the family. Full Pointer profile on
[usrlist “Affectionate with family:5” “Easy to groom:5” “Friendly toward strangers:4” “Heat Tolerance:4” “Vigor:4” “Watchdog ability:3” “Mouthiness:3” “Tendency to bark or howl:3” “General health:3” “Good for new owners:3” “Drooling potential:3” “Ease of training:2” “Amount of shedding:2” ]