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

Summary
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 DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Vigor:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
General health:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Good for new owners:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Drooling potential:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.4 out of 5 stars (3.4 / 5)