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English Pointer



The Pointer, often called the English Pointer, is a medium to large-sized breed of dog developed as a gun dog. It is one of severalpointing breeds.


Coat and color

The standard coloring of the Pointer is white, with either liver, lemon, orange or black markings. Lemon and white dogs have flesh-colored noses, while Pointers white orange, liver or black markings have dark (black or very dark brown) nose pigmentation. Although pointers may have solid coloring in any of the above hues, most pointers are primarily white with some body markings.

Size

Most countries' breed standards prefer symmetry and balance to perfect size, and most will allow an amount of variation if a dog's size does not encumber it in the field.[weasel words] The approximate measurements in the United States, from the Pointer standard, are as follows:

HeightWeight

Males 60–70 cm 25–28 in 25–34 kg 55–75 lb
Females 58–66 cm 23–26 in 20–30 kg 45–65 lb


However, The Kennel Club sizes are female 24–26 in and males 25–27 in.

Breed Group: Sporting

source : wikipedia

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