The German Shorthaired Pointer’s suggestion of heaven is a day hiking in the field as well as a night huddled by its owner’s side. This is an active dog that can end up being irritated and “innovative” if not provided ample everyday workout, both psychological and physical. He is a committed household pet dog, although sometimes he may be excessively energetic for little kids. Since part of their heritage consists of hunting animals, some can be assertive toward tiny pets unless raised with them. They are a delicate type, receptive to mild training. Some can grumble or bark a lot.
Bred to be an energetic searching friend, this breed has a good deal of power and also requires a good deal of exercise. He flourishes on mental and physical excitement as well as can obtain both by treking or having fun with his proprietor for a long period– a minimum of a hr– every day. Several like water as well as will certainly swim if provided the opportunity. The brushing requirements are very little, being composed just of periodic cleaning to remove dead hair.
lymphedema, gastric torsion
CHD, entropion, cardiomyopathy
Life expectancy: 12-14 years