Pointer Dog Breed
Pointer Dog Classification:
Pointers are hunting dogs.
Other Names: English Pointer
Pointer in Foreign Languages:
Scottish Gaelic: cł-eunaich
Origins: Pointer dogs were initially
bred to track hares.
Description: Pointers are medium
sized dogs with an agile athletic build.
Size: Pointer dogs weigh 45
to 75 lbs, they stand 23 to 28 inches
tall at the shoulder.
||55 to 75 lbs
||25 to 28 inches tall
||45 to 65 lbs
||23 to 26 inches tall
Coat: Pointers have short sleek
coats, that are liver and white, lemon
and white, orange and white or black
Disposition: Pointers are even
tempered, amiable dogs, they coexist
with other pets and are not known to
be territorial. Pointers are good family
Type Dog: Pointers are hunting
Litter Size: Pointer dogs give
birth to litters of 5 to 7 puppies.
Behavior: Pointers are patient,
friendly, affectionate and they are
good with children. Pointers are enthusiastic
hunters but sweet tempered dogs.
Traits: Responsive, lively,
active, affectionate, sweet, loyal,
Country of Origin: Great Britain
Life Span: Pointer dogs typically
live 12 to 14 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC,
ANKC, CKC, KC (UK) NZKC, UKC