German Long-Haired Pointer
The German Longhaired Pointer breed is a happy and cheerful looking dog.
A large square head leads to their square muzzle. Round attentive eyes give this breed an appearance of curiosity and intelligence. Long floppy ears dominant their head and hang down to their neck. A short thick neck leads to their broad shoulders and deep chest. Muscular legs which are covered in long flowing hair end with furry rabbit-shaped feet. Covering their body is short to medium length fur that is soft and thick on their ears, legs, and tail but short on their back. Their coat can be dark brown with patches of light brown or brown with white patches on the chest and feet.
This breed has a life expectancy of 12-14 years.
- Hip dysplasia
- Osteochondritis dissecans
- Acral mutilation syndrome
- Subaortic stenosis
- Lupus erythematosus
- Progressive retinal atrophy
- Nictitating membrane prolapse
- von Willebrand's disease