Origin: United Kingdom (England)
Dog Breed Group: Gun Dog
Life Span: 10-12 years
Weight: Male: 30-35, Female: 20-25
Height: Male: 25-27,. Female: 23-25
Origin of Name: The Pointer, sometimes called the English Pointer, developed in England.
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The breed originates from Spain, although their history is somewhat mild. The history of the breed is believed to date back 3000 years, for the reason that dogs were recognizable as early pointers on the walls of Egyptian tombs. In France and also in England, paintings from the 17th century and 19th-century bronze figures were found depicting this breed.
Point-type breeds are said to have been known in England since the 1650s, yet it is believed that, in 1713, at the end of the Spanish Succession War, officers of the British Army accompanied these pointer hunters from Spain to England. came back. Pointers were originally used in combination with greyhounds in the 17th century. Later, Italian pointers found their way to England, and they crossbirded with a Spanish pointer leading to the pointer as we know them today. Another theory suggests that breeds such as foxhound, bloodhound, greyhound were also included in the breeding process, and later different habitats were added to the pointer, resulting in breed elegance and grace, speed and endurance, unbelievable odor. -Capacity and beautiful appearance. easy maintenance. Finally, he created a magnificent Hunting Dog, which became a favorite of many aristocrats and capitalists in England, thanks to his equal disposition, friendly and affectionate behavior towards children and their owners.
The pointer was a term to describe any type of Hunting Dog that used the signaling technique when hunting. In the days before the Rifles, British pointing dogs hunted together with hunter dogs. The pointer's duty was to find and signal the victim, in collaboration with the footpaths that followed. With the rise of wing-shooting in the 1700s, the pointer became a dedicated and durable gundog. Two of the best-known British pointers were Juno and Pluto, owned by Colonel Thornton, who was said to have held a point on a part covey for more than an hour. The story takes into account Old English jokes about a hunter who loses his sign on the mines, then a year later, he finds his dogs as skeletons pointing to the skeleton of a bird. After the invention of the guns, hunter methods changed, the pointer was taught to be ""stationary and shot from the wing"". This technique meant that the dog needed a stoostil after the bird was fired, and by the time the gun was fired, the hunter had to wait for instructions to retrieve the bird.
Until the Civil War, America was not indicated between 1861 and 1865. In 1876, a lemon and white colored pointer named Sensation was imported from America to England. This breed was one of the first nine breeds registered in the US in 1878 and was recognized by the AKC (American Kennel Club) just after it was established in 1884.