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German Longhaired Pointer
2011 German Longhaired Pointer:
(Deutsch Langhaar) (German Long-Haired Pointing Dog)The German Longhaired Pointer is a happy and cheerful looking dog. A large square head leads to their square muzzle. Round attentive eyes give this breed an appearance of curiosity and intelligence. Long floppy ears dominant their head and hang down to their neck. A short thick neck leads to their broad shoulders and deep chest. Muscular legs which are covered in long flowing hair end with furry rabbit-shaped feet. Covering their body is short to medium length fur that is soft and thick on their ears, legs, and tail but short on their back. Their coat can be dark brown with patches of light brown or brown with white patches on the chest and feet.
German Longhaired Pointer Character:
The German Longhaired Pointer is an extremely friendly and energetic breed. Great with family, strangers, and children this breed just loves all people and people love them. Plus, this breed loves to play with other dogs and have dog companions. Intelligence is their main asset which helps them hunt as well as excel in training. Unlike many intelligent breeds, they want to please their family and listen to their directions. This breed is a great pet, but they need a job to do or they will be unhappy.
German Longhaired Pointer History:
The German Longhaired Pointer was bred in Germany several centuries ago. As the name suggests, the breed was first used as a pointer but its slow speed did not make it very useful to hunters so it was eventually bred with setters and other types of pointers so that by the 1800’s the breed was much more efficient in the field. The breed standard for the German Longhaired Pointer was written in 1878 in Frankfurt, Germany.
New German Longhaired Pointer:
There are three types of German Pointer, the Shorthaired, the Wirehaired and the Longhaired. The first two are closely related and popular around the world. The third, the German Longhaired Pointer, had a great deal more spaniel blood in its original makeup in an attempt to create a dog that would be better at water work than the other two pointers. It is believed that the now extinct Old Water Spaniel and various spaniels from France were the foundation stock and later other blood was introduced, notably that of the Gordon Setter. The German Longhaired Pointer is a handsome gundog that can work feathered game on land and water. He is slow and thorough in the field with an unremarkable nose, which may account for the fact that the breed is still relatively unknown outside of Germany.
German Longhaired Pointer History:
The breed German Wirehaired Pointer has been around for more than a century now, and its roots can be traced to Germany.Back in the 1800′s, dog breeders wanted a dog that showed flexibility during hunts. Whether with a party or with just one hunter, the ideal hunting dog can handle rough mountain landscapes, dense forests, and open fields. The need for this dog variety then gave birth to the German Wirehaired Pointer breed, and numerous hunting dog breeds were crossed so that hunters can have a most reliable companion during hunts.The German Wirehaired Pointer can do many things in a hunt. It can be trained easily and that is why it can perform many hunting tasks like searching and locating. It also makes for a very loyal companion, family pet, and watch dog.
German Longhaired Pointer Appearance:
The German Wirehaired Pointer is of medium, muscular built, and it is best known for being resilient in all types of weather. Its facial features consists of a beard, whiskers, and forehead hair. Its wiry coat makes this breed resistant to wet weather and all sorts of rough conditions. With sturdy legs, a strong neck, and a deep chest, the German Wirehaired Pointer makes for an elegant and loyal pet.Colours The 1.5 to 2-inch coat comes in a variety of colors – white and liver, solid liver, black, and ticked or roan. A German Wirehead Pointer’s nose is usually dark brown. German shorthaired Pointer are pretty intelligent dogs and are pretty easily trained. There are particular fundamental instruction commands all puppies should learn, even prior to “kindergarten” obedience classes can start. Pointer puppies need to be potty trained, crate trained and leash trained. German shorthaired Pointer learn best with optimistic behavior rewards and need no force or coercion dependent on fear or intimidation.
German Shorthaired Pointer Training instruction Warnings
1.Do not give in to whining, barking and crying even though the puppy is in her crate. if you allow her out, you will be conditioning her to become a naughty dog. this will not be her fault.
2.It is physically impossible for a new puppy to have full control of his bodily functions overnight. You will have to get up once or twice in the middle from the night to take the puppy to the bathroom until he will get only a small older. Please be patient with your new puppy during this time.