The group of Pointing Dogs includes both Continental Pointing Dogs as the British and Irish Pointers and Setters. The Pointing Dogs are distinguished by a pointing position when they have seen the animal they are following.
Derived from hounds, the dog breeds that make up this group first specialized in this role for hunting birds, before its use was extended.
These dogs are easy to train and pose few problems when living in packs.
The function has been the determining criterion for the integration of the races in this group, that brings together dogs of different morphological types: Bracco, Spaniel, Griffon, Pointer and Setter. According to the criteria of use, Spaniel-type dog breeds are also present in the group 8.
Pointing Dogs are divided into 2 sections, based on geographic criteria.
Standard – classification FCI
- Group 7: Pointing Dogs
- Section 1: Continental Pointing Dogs.
1.1 Braque Type
In this box we will focus on all dogs Braque Type included in the Section 1 (Continental Pointing Dogs).
The Ariège Pointer it is a quiet breed of dog, although sometimes stubborn, what is common among hunting dogs.
Even today, the Auvergne Pointer is most often bred to become a hunting dog.
The precise origins of
The Bourbonnais Pointing Dog at birth it is frequently tailless, it is also called “Glue cutter”.
The Bourbonnais Pointing Dog it already was
The Braque Francais he rarely grows up outside his country of origin, and therefore it is not easy to find a puppy.
The Perdiguero de Burgos is smart and learns easily, above all, tracking tasks.
The Perdiguero de Burgos is a breed of
The Deutsch Stichelhaar has a calm and balanced character.
The Deutsch Stichelhaar It is the breed of wire-haired dogs
Some even say that the French Pointing Dog - Gascogne type, larger size it is a dog that was born trained.
The type French Pointing Dog - Gascogne type, larger size grew up in the
The Braque français, type Pyrénées (French Pointing Dog - Pyrenean type, smaller size) he is sensitive and loving, he likes children and feels comfortable both in the city and
A strong hunting instinct is the most important feature of the German Shorthaired Pointer
The German Shorthaired Pointer (Deutscher
The German Wirehaired Pointer is very affectionate, active and intelligent.
The German Wirehaired Pointer (Drahthaar) is a race of origin
The Hungarian Short-Haired Pointer They are very affectionate dogs and very attached to their family.
The long history of Hungarian Pointer (to
The Hungarian Wire-haired Pointer they are very close to their family and are affectionate and playful with their family.
The Italian Pointing Dog is a friendly dog, energetic and playful to which loves to play.
The Italian Pointing Dog has been called the Pointer European
Given the hunting instinct of the Old Danish Pointer, is necessary to socialize so small
The Old Danish Pointer, It
The Portuguese Pointer He is extremely affectionate and very attached to children, it is also a very submissive dog.
The Portuguese Pointer emerged from the Perdigueiro
The Pudelpointer has a great passion for water and swimming, which probably comes from the Poodle's influence on his selection.
The Saint Germain Pointer it is little known outside the French borders.
A versatile hunting dog that has been used not only for aiming,
The Slovakian Wirehaired Pointers in an obedient and easy to train dog.
The Slovakian Wirehaired Pointers it is a relatively
The Weimaraner It is a medium-sized to large hunting dog.
The Weimaraner is a hunting dog especially