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Pointer Breed Information

This breed was originally developed in England in the year 1650. Pointers were developed Foxhound, Greyhound, Setter, Newfoundland, Bull dog and Blood hound. This breed was originally used as hunter dogs. They are very athletic and also swift. They were also used as retrievers. This breed was recognised by the American Kennel Club in the year 1884. This breed is very much muscular and also powerful. This breed is basically hunting dogs. They have a broad and also wide head, with medium length muzzle. They have long as well as arched neck. Their teeth are set in scissor bite. The ears of this breed are low hanging and are in the shape of pendant. They have a thick tail, which is slightly tapering towards the end. The coat covering the body of this breed is short as well as smooth in texture. This breed is available in lemon, white, black, orange, and liver colours. This breed is very active and also energetic. They are strong and also powerful. They are gentle and also calm in nature. They are smart and also intelligent breed. They are very friendly and easily get attached to their master and family. They are perfect companions for children. They love spending time and playing around with kids. This breed can be either shy or aggressive around strangers. This behaviour can be avoided with proper socializing lessons from an early age. They are always alert and also watchful, which makes them perfect watch dogs. They can be fearless and protective at times of danger. They are very loyal and also devoted to their master and also the family. This breed is not a good choice for inexperienced dog owners. They can be stubborn or dominating at times. They should be trained by a firm and also calm trainer. The average height and weight of a healthy male pointer is 55 cm to 62 cm, and 20 kg to 30 kg respectively. In case of females, the average height and weight is 54 cm to 60 cm and 18 kg to 27 kg respectively. This breed is not suitable for apartment life, they are better off in country side, with large yard to run around and burn their energy. They should be taken out for daily exercise, and also daily walks around the woods. They are very easy to groom, as they have a very short coat. They should be brushed every day. This breed is usually very healthy. The average life expectancy of a healthy Pointer is 13 years to 14 years.



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