Dog Breeds

German Rough-haired Pointer

The German Rough-haired Pointer is a medium sized breed of dog. This dog has many local names and those names are Deutsch Drahthaar, Deutscher Drahthaariger, Vorstehhund, and Drahthaar. The origin of the dog is Germany. This dog was developed the 19th Century. This is a standard breed of dog and it is recognized as a gundog and sporting breed of dog. This dog is recognized by the popular kennel clubs. Around 7 kennel clubs recognized this breed of dog. Those kennel clubs are United Kennel club, The kennel club (UK), American kennel club, Canadian kennel club, New Zealand Kennel Club, Australian National Kennel Council and Fédération Cynologique Internationale. This dog is found to use for hunting purpose.
According to the appearance of the dog, the dog is not a wonderful breed of dog. It is medium to the large sized breed of dog. This dog is not attractive due to the coat of the dog but the coat of the dog is weather resistant. The coat of the dog is dense and mixed color combination. Common color of the dog is white and black. The tail of the dog is covered with hair and it is dense. The coat is short but smooth and wooly. The dog is Loyal, Intelligent, Friendly, Active, Affectionate, Willful etc.
This dog is infected by some health problems like hip dysplasia, heart disease and Von Willebrands Disease type 2. These problems are common health problems in this breed of dog. The life span of the dog is from 12 to 14 years long. The height and weight of the German Rough-haired Pointer depend on the sex and age. The height of the male German Rough-haired Pointer can be from 24 to 27 inches and height of the female German Rough-haired Pointer can be from 22 to 25 inches. The weight of the male German Rough-haired Pointer can be from 60 to 71 pounds and the weight of the female German Rough-haired Pointer can be from 60 to 71 pounds.

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