German Shorthaired Pointer Rescue Information: The German Shorthaired Pointer is a medium sized hunting dog. Shorthaired Pointers are intelligent and trainable. This breed does great with children. Shorthaired Pointers need a lot of exercise, attention, and affection. They can make excellent family dogs. Shorthaired Pointers can be socialized to get along well with cats and other dogs. Shorthaired Pointers need a large yard with a high fence. This breed is an excellent jogging companion.
German Shorthaired Pointer Trivia: Shorthaired Pointers were developed in nineteenth century Germany. Shorthaired Pointers are unusually adept at escaping from enclosed areas. Some male Shorthaired Pointers develop unusually large nipples. The German Shorthaired Pointer is descended from the Spanish Shorthaired Pointer. A Pointer is used as the logo for the AKC.