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Pointer.jpg (7337 bytes) The English Pointer is full of energy and go-power. Loyal and devoted he is a true friend. Kind and patient with children, he is a dashing gentleman. The Pointer is affectionate, intelligent and clean. 
Breed: Pointer
Country of Origin: England
AKC Group: Sporting
Function: Hunting
Life Span: 13-14 years
Appearance: Large
Color: White, but may be liver, lemon, black or orange, either solid, patched or speckled.
Coat Type: Short
Grooming: The smooth coat is very easy to groom. Just brush regularly with a firm bristle brush and bathe only when necessary. A rub with a piece of toweling or chamois will leave the coat gleaming. Check the feet also, especially after the dog has been exercising or working. Dry the dog thoroughly after hunting to prevent chilling. Examine the ears regularly.
Height: 21-24 inches
Weight: 44-66 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: No
Protection: No
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Yes
Good With Strangers: May bark
Character: Active
Home Environment: Fenced yard
Best Owner: Active
Potential Problems:  
Behavior: Prone to hip dysplasia, thyroid and dwarfism & skin conditions.