Pointer Puppies and Dogs

A complete guide to Pointer Puppies and Dogs including photos and articles about grooming, training, care tips, exercise needs, male and female Pointer dog names, illness and health problems with a definition and description of Pointer Puppies and Dogs.

Fast Facts & Guide to Pointer Puppies and Dogs

Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Pointer Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Pointer.

Pointer Guide and Fact File

Height: Male 22-24 inches / Female 21-24 inches

Weight: The average weight of this breed is 20-30kg / 44-66 pounds

Size of Dog: The Pointer is a medium to large sized breed of dog 

Breed Type and Dog Group: The Pointer belongs to the Sporting Group of Dogs

Country of Origin of the Breed: The Pointer originated in England, Great Britain

Exercise Needs: This breed needs a great deal of daily exercise and varied activity

Coat Type: The Pointer has a short, dense, smooth coat

Shedding hairs: This breed is an average shedder

Grooming needs: The Pointer requires minimal grooming

Training a Pointer (Trainability): The Pointer is fairly easy to train


Other Names of Pointer: This breed is sometimes referred to as the English Pointer

Pointer Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 13 - 14 years

Number of puppies per litter: The average Pointer litter size is 6 puppies

Temperament / Behaviour: Strong, Energetic, Athletic, Graceful, Clever and Dedicated

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Pointer puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Pointer dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Pointer Puppies and Dogs

Pointer puppies and dogs are even tempered and extremely hard working. This breed has an enthusiastic and dedicated personality. The Pointer was originally bred to hunt game which is why it is a courageous and muscular breed of puppy and dog. The Pointer is also intelligent which means that obedience training is usually fairly easy as this breed tends to learn well. Sometimes this dog can be a little reserved around strangers so it is important to try socializing puppies from a young age to get them used to interacting with unfamiliar people. This is a kind and faithful breed that shows its owners affection. This breed normally gets along fine with everybody, particularly when it has received consistent training from young. Puppies and dogs from this breed have dignified and charming personalities and temperaments.

Choosing Pointer Puppies and Dogs as Pets

Pointer puppies grow into medium to large sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Pointer puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder. This breed doesn't tend to develop hereditary diseases and is usually genetically sound. However, there are some health conditions which the Pointer is more prone to and you can find further information under the Health Issues link above. This is a very energetic and athletic breed of puppy and dog that must be given a great deal of varied daily exercise and activity. If owners do not provide their puppy or dog with adequate exercise, then this may lead to signs of poor, unwanted behavior. The Pointer will make a great family pet if it is cared for properly and provided with the right training.

Pointer Puppies and Dogs

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