The German shorthaired pointer is a breed of dog developed in the 19th century in Germany for hunting. The breed is streamlined yet powerful with strong legs that make it able to move rapidly and turn quickly. It has moderately long floppy ears set high on the head. Its muzzle is long, broad, and strong, allowing it to retrieve even heavy game. The dog's profile should be straight or strongly Roman nosed; any dished appearance to the profile is incorrect. The eyes are generally brown, with darker eyes being desirable; yellow or "bird of prey" eyes are a fault. The tail is commonly docked,...
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|Place of Origin:||Germany|
|Also Known As:||Deutscher kurzhaariger, DK, Vorstehhund, GSP, Deutsch Kurzhaar, Kurzhaar|