region Britain
cut 60 to 70cm
weight 25 to 30 kg
hair  flush
dress Black, fawn and brown
head convergence of the lines of the skull and the muzzle, a well-marked stop
eyes round and expressive
ear triangular well flattened and inserted high
behaviour Calm, obedient, good-natured, gentle.
federation FCI nomenclature group 7 section 2.1 no 1
Care: Easy to care for, brush daily Usefulness: It is a pleasant companion and a fast and tireless hunting dog Life expectancy: 12 to 13 years
The pointer appeared in Great Britain at the beginning of the 18th century. Research has confirmed its Iberian origins from the Portuguese pointer (perdigueiro portugues). British breeders, through judicious crossbreeding, have shaped this light and elegant dog that is the modern pointer.