The German Shorthaired Pointer ranks #16 in dog registrations by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and is a bold and affectionate dog. Originally developed to be a versatile hunter and family companion, these dogs are cooperative and easily trained. This comprehensive guide provides a complete overview of the breed and explains the ins and outs of caring for your German Shorthaired Pointer. The Breed Lover’s Guide™ provides the next level in dog care and training for very special breeds of dogs. Written specifically about those less common breeds, this series includes key subjects like breed characteristics, feeding, grooming, training, and health with expert advice from breeders, vets, and trainers affiliated with each breed.