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(Deutsch Langhaar) (German Long-Haired Pointing Dog)The German Longhaired Pointer 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.
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(Deutsch Langhaar) (German Long-Haired Pointing Dog)The German Longhaired Pointer [[Breeds|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.
  
 
The German Longhaired Pointer has no genetic diseases and are very healthy because they are not over bred.  Ear infections can occur but only if you do not clean their ears often.  This breed has a life expectancy of 12-14 years.
 
The German Longhaired Pointer has no genetic diseases and are very healthy because they are not over bred.  Ear infections can occur but only if you do not clean their ears often.  This breed has a life expectancy of 12-14 years.
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==Disease predisposition==
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*[[Hip dysplasia]]
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*[[Osteochondritis dissecans]]
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*[[Panosteitis]]
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*[[Acral mutilation syndrome]]
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*[[Subaortic stenosis]]
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*[[Cataract]]s
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*[[hermaphroditism]]
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*[[Entropion]]
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*[[Hemivertebra]]
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*[[Lupus erythematosus]]
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*[[Progressive retinal atrophy]]
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*[[Nictitating membrane prolapse]]
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*[[von Willebrand's disease]]
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==References==
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Revision as of 20:27, 14 February 2013

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(Deutsch Langhaar) (German Long-Haired Pointing Dog)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.

The German Longhaired Pointer has no genetic diseases and are very healthy because they are not over bred. Ear infections can occur but only if you do not clean their ears often. This breed has a life expectancy of 12-14 years.

Disease predisposition

References