The German shorthaired pointer (GSP) 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 … Read More
Life comes at a pup from all directions in its first year. It’s fun and exciting but sometimes intimidating–a time when we have to be careful in our approach as we guide, expose and monitor. We hope … Read More
General Appearance The German Shorthaired Pointer is a versatile hunter, an all-purpose gun dog capable of high performance in field and water. The judgement of Shorthairs in the show ring reflects … Read More
1. It is advisable to carry bottled water with you for your dog's drinking water when away from home or fill up jugs of water your dog is accustomed to from your home. If you suddenly let your dog … Read More
The GSP's exemplary scenting ability and powerful endurance make him a highly coveted versatile hunting dog. He is a pointing bird dog, used to hunt all manner of upland game: quail, pheasant, grouse, chukkar. He is a natural retriever on land and water. With his water-repellent coat and webbed feet … Read more
What you need to know before you train a gun dog. For Mike Stewart, a list of rules for successfully training dogs, if he is allowed to elaborate, has been known to stretch into days on end. Here are … Read More
German Shorthaired Pointer General Information
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