German shorthaired pointer

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German shorthaired pointer

a medium- to large-sized gun dog with pendulous ears, docked tail and very short haircoat that is liver- or black-colored in solid, spotted or ticked patterns. It is used as a retriever and pointer. The breed is affected by an inherited GM2 gangliosidosis.
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A VERSATILE GUN DOG "With the use of modern training methods and training tools, today's DK can be made into a gun dog that will hunt anything its owner wants," says Tom Skinner of Golden Sun Deutsch Kurzhaar Kennels in Pierre, South Dakota.
I also teach my Deutsch Kurzhaars to blood track wounded big game so we can pass the tests required by the Deutsch Kurzhaar Club for breeding purposes," Skinner adds.
Many shorthair breeders see NAVHDA as the place with the widest and deepest gene pool made up of dogs from a great variety of backgrounds that can include Deutsch Kurzhaars, field trial and hunt test dogs, and dogs proven as winners in competitive hunting contests," Rieser says.

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