Pointer Info & Pointer Breeders

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The Pointer, is a breed of dog developed as a gun dog. It is one of several pointing breeds. 


Pointers are even-tempered, congenial dogs, happiest living indoors as part of the family. Pointers are affectionate and loyal. Their aggression level is very low to nonexistent and they can happily coexist with other dogs and often cats. They are typically not territorial, although their size and bark will intimidate most people who come to their door. Pointers are very good with children, although young children and a clumsy young Pointer are often not the best combination.


While Pointers were bred to be hunting dogs, they are perfectly content given adequate exercise by other means. Since they are a galloping breed, regular exercise is important for them, as it is for all sporting breeds. A good-sized, securely fenced yard is a must to keep a Pointer safe, since they are bred to hunt a good distance from their person. When left for the day, they typically do best indoors. Pointers are habitual "couch potatoes" who enjoy relaxing on the family's chairs or sofas. This is a natural part of their desire to feel part of the pack.


The Pointer traces back from 300 years of English history. It is used to catch rabbits and birds. It should be athletic and graceful. The immediate impression should be of a compact, hard-driving hunting dog, alert and "ready to let go." The primary distinguishing features of this breed are the head, feet, and tail. Hound or terrier characteristics are undesirable for show purposes.


Grooming a Pointer is not time-consuming. The coat is very short and needs only a quick rub with a soft brush to minimise shedding.


Source: Wikipedia

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Registered Pointer Breeders

ATEASE POINTERS - German Shorthaired Pointers, Hungarian Vizsla, Pointer Breeder - Castle Hill, NSW
Our dogs are All Family Pets first, Show Dogs second and Hunting Companions when they can bring themselves to get off the couch. We welcome ... read more
Cassalis Pointers - Pointer Breeder - West Wyalong, NSW
Pointers became a part of our life with our first Barragan pointer, who was a lovely girl and great deer hunting companion. We breed for temperament, ... read more
Gershopoin and  Typhoone Kennels - German Shorthaired & English Pointers, Jack Russell & Smooth Fox Terrier Breeder - Bundaberg, QLD
Welcome to GERSHOPOIN and TYPHOONE Kennels.

We strive to breed and maintain the true working ability of our dogs, and our website will showcase the ... read more
ITACLONE KENNELS - Pointer Breeder - Melbourne, VIC

We have introduced into our breeding program the very best working/field lines in Australia expanding our ... read more
Silvagun - English Pointers and German Shorthaired Pointer Breeder - Harden, NSW
We have bred & shown English Pointers and German Short haired Pointer for over 50 yrs. We have bred multi Best in Show winners, runner up Best in ... read more
Zuhraan English Pointer dogs & Purebred Arabian horses
Long-term breeder of pedigree (English) Pointer dogs & purebred Arabian horses. Located in SE Qld. Our dogs and horses are very much part of ... read more