Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 German Shorthaired Pointer Contributor(s): Sladden I E T Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Robust gundog of German origin, dating back to the 1800s. Thought to contain English Pointer blood lines. Strong, active breed, generally good family dog but with a need for exercise and activity. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. McKowan P The New Complete German Shorthaired Pointer. Howell. ISBN 0876051492. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. German Shorthaired Pointer Club: www.gsp.org.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America: www.gspca.org.