German Longhaired Pointer

Type: Gundog

Height: 25 to 27.5 inches

Weight: 66 lbs.

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Country of Origin: Germany

Activity: The German Long Haired Pointer is active and needs plenty of outdoor exercise.

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Description: The German Longhaired Pointer (Deutsch Langhaar) is the rarest of the German Pointers and is closely related to the Large Münsterländer, the Small Münsterländer, and the Wachtelhund which is similar to the English Springer Spaniel. Of these, only the German Long-Haired Pointer is recognized by the Canadian Kennel Club. In Germany, the breed is highly regarded as a versatile gun dog and family companion but he is rare in North America.

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Colors: Brown, various roan colors, and brown with white or roan.

Coat: Hair is light, smooth or slightly wavy with good undercoat.

History: The German Long Haired Pointer was developed in the 19th century to produce a long haired gun-dog with greater versatility.

First Registered by the AKC: FSS

AKC Group: Sporting Dog

Class: Gundog

Registries: CKC, AKC, UKC, KC, FCI