Shorthaired pointer: a description of the breed from Germany
There are so many kinds of dogs hunting breeds that sometimes even the experienced expert it is difficult to understand this diversity. It is really hard to be sure in selecting a reliable assistant. However, there are dogs whose reputation and professionalism proven over the years their excellent service person. First and foremost it is a magnificent hunting breed of shorthaired pointer.
This name in German means "short-haired". The ancestors of these smart animals were Spanish and German Shorthair pointing, which were crossed with pointers. In different countries this breed is called "German shorthaired pointer" (the name she bears in Russia) or "German Shorthair pointer". In Germany, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seventy-ninth year, passed the standard pointers. Description of the breed appeared after his official approval. An international standard appeared only 33 years later, in 1912.
After the war shorthaired pointer began its triumphal March through Europe. After a while it gets to the US, where gains unprecedented popularity in 1955, the country had more than 15 thousand dogs shorthaired pointer. Description of the breed was published in all handbooks for professional dog trainers and in magazines for Amateur breeders. In America it became known as the "handyman" for his incredible versatility and ability to adapt to various types of hunting. Special admiration aroused his ability to cope with their "professional" duties in the harsh climate and challenging landscape.
Russian hunters met a dog shorthaired pointer, description of the breed which was already known to many, in the early twentieth century. In fairness I must say that so loud glory, as in the United States, in our country it is not received. There are different opinions about this phenomenon. Some experts believe that the reason for that is the import of a large number of animals without pedigree. Naturally, their hunting quality has been somewhat "erased" than their purebred counterparts. But most experts dog breeds believe that the pointers could not compete with other, very popular in Russian breeds (pointers).
Used exclusively as a hunting dog shorthaired pointer (breed profile confirms this) never bred for exhibition activities. This is a hunter pure and simple. On every game it has its own method of work. If suddenly the object of fishing is changing, the animal immediately rebuilt.
Shorthaired pointer has a muscular, harmoniously built body. His height 64 inches, weight 32 pounds. Short and dense coat of these animals are usually painted in all shades of brown. It is quick and easy to learn. Kurzhaar puppies, photos of which you can see in this article are developing quite quickly. This dog is perfect for hunters to beginners. If an inexperienced owner will not know what to do in any given situation, four-legged companion will suggest him a way out.