Large Münsterländer
Alemania FCI 118 . Spaniel type

Münsterländer Grande

Nature Large Münsterländer is lively but not express nervousness.

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History

Historically, the Large Münsterländer, It was a dog used to hunt birds and hawks in the middle ages, its origins lie in the trackers and the perdigueros, as well as sample of 19th century dogs.

The Large Münsterländer is considered to be, similar to the Small Münsterländer and the German Longhaired Pointer as part of the family of Pointing Dogs German, whose professional parenting was beginning around the end of the 19th century.

After the “Deutscher-Langhaar-Verein” it excluded definitively to the black dog in 1909, the “Club for the pure breeding of the black and white Münsterland Pointers”, founded in 1919, assumed the raising of the black and white Longhair. Once were documented in an original list still exist other dogs of this native breed of hair length above all in the region East of the Münster and the Lower Saxony, the Association began in 1922 planned parenting Large Münsterländer.

The founding list comprised 83 dogs. Descendants of the dogs on the original list were entered into the record book for the Large Münsterländer. The club that kept the record book was the “Verband Grosse Münsterländer”, to date organized eight independent regional groups. The Club of the Large Münsterländer is a member of the VDH and the Federation of Working Gundogs (JGHV)

Physical characteristics

It is a dog with strong and muscular body structure, with a stylized picture; expression of intelligence and nobility.

Has a step and trot elastic, covers the ground, with a wide range. Elastic Gallop, with great momentum and thrust of the later members, and broad jump.

Video of the “Large Münsterländer”
Large Munsterlander Wilson Hunting duck retrieve

The skin is adherent. Her hair is long and dense, Although smooth; It is not wavy or separated, because this could be an impediment to perform its role in the hunt. Typical long hair.

The hair, both the male and the female, It must be especially long and dense in the posterior region of members before and after (with good feather). Also on the tail the hair must be especially long. The longest boom in the queue must be half the length of this.

The hair of the ears It should be long (with good formation of stripes) and it must be so long that it symmetrically exceeds the lower edge of the ears (never leather ears). In the rest of the head hair should be short and adherent.

It is of color White with plates and black spots, or a black splash. Black head, eventually with a spot or a whitelist.

Character and skills

Large Münsterländer, is a versatile hunting dog, his greatest skill is at work to perform after the firing of the Hunter.

Its main features are docility, ability to learn and reliable utility for hunting. Its nature is lively but not obvious nervousness.

It can be perfectly adapted to the home life, which will greatly enjoy the heat of his family, but you also need to run in the field to feel completely happy moments.

Comments

You need to do plenty of exercise, It is an ideal companion to go out running.

Use

Due to its versatility, it is necessary that the Large Münsterländer be placed regularly in the most varied fields. His medium-headed bearing has made him a specialist in the search for injured game animals., on the plains and in the woods. His main job is to, after the shot, avoids unnecessary suffering of the injured animal to some extent. The goal is to have a very good all-terrain dog; therefore, it is necessary to maintain in him these natural qualities.

Health

The Large Münsterländer he is a robust dog, living a long time and generally in very good health.
This dog is not predisposed to being overweight. Their activities should be oriented to humid environments (swamps) in hot weather. Not afraid of cold and can even live outside in a kennel.

Buy a “Large Münsterländer”

The price of a Large Münsterländer varies according to its origins, age and gender. The limited diffusion of the breed on French soil does not allow knowing the average price of a puppy of Large Münsterländer registered in the LOF (Société Centrale Canine).

Characteristics "Large Münsterländer"

Coexistence is important that you have with your new friend. Before considering the acquisition of a dog of the breed "Large Münsterländer" you know certain factors. Not all breeds of dogs are apt to live in an apartment, You must take into account their character, their need for exercise, their interaction with other pets, your care and if you have young children, their level of tolerance towards them.

Adaptation ⓘ

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Affection Level ⓘ

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Need to exercise ⓘ

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Social Needs ⓘ

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Apartment ⓘ

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Grooming ⓘ

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Barking Tendencies ⓘ

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Health Issues ⓘ

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intelligence ⓘ

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versatility ⓘ

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Child Friendly ⓘ

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Watchdog Ability ⓘ

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Playfulness ⓘ

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Videos “Large Münsterländer”

Type and recognitions:

  • CLASSIFICATION FCI: 118
  • Group 7: Pointing Dogs
  • Section 1: Continental Pointing Dogs. 1.2 Spaniel type. With working trial.

Federations:

  • FCI – Group 7: Pointing Dogs. – Section 1: Continental Pointing Dogs. 1.2: Spaniel type
  • ANKC Group 3 (Gundogs)
  • ​KC – Gundogs
  • NZKC – Hunting dogs
  • UKCGun Dog


FCI breed standard "Large Münsterländer"

FCIFCI - Large Münsterländer
Münsterländer

Alternative names:

    1. Großer Münsterländer (English).
    2. Grand münsterländer (French).
    3. Großer Münsterländer Vorstehhund (German).
    4. (em alemão: Grosser münsterländer) (Portuguese).
    5. (en alemán Großer Münsterländer), Gran Munsterlander (Spanish).
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