Skip to Content

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.

Dog Food for Your Pointer

Puppy select formula dog food

Puppy Select Formula

Features our exclusive balance of nutrients for growing puppies.

Bag of Adult Select Formula

Adult Select Formula

Formulated for dogs of all ages, an excellent choice for multi-dog families.

Senior select formula food for older dogs

Senior Select Formula

Formulated for dogs 7 years and older.

Food for dogs with sensitive stomachs

Sensitive Solutions

Features the SmartDefense™ System, with vitamins C & E.

The Dog Blog

Health and Nutrition, Health and Nutrition, Training and Behavior

Blog Post Preview Image

Health and Nutrition, Lifestyle, Bil-Jac News

Blog Post Preview Image