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Pointer

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 45 - 75 lbs.

Height: 23" - 28"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: England

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Sporting

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

No special exercise requirements.

Grooming Needs

No special grooming requirements.

Temperament

Even Tempered, Kind, Affectionate, Amiable, Loyal, Active

Compatibility with Kids

Good with children.

History

Records of Pointers in England trace as far back as 1650. According to one source, the Pointer came to be in the 16th and 17th centuries, when pointing breeds, including the Old Spanish and Portuguese pointer, were brought from the European mainland to England.