German Shorthaired Pointer

  • Gluten-detecting dogs?

    Gluten-detecting dogs?

    A woman with severe gluten intolerance finds a guardian angel in Willow, a German Shorthaired Pointer who alerts her human to the presence of the food ingredient.

  • The 10 dog breeds with the best sense of smell

    The 10 dog breeds with the best sense of smell

    With hundreds of millions of olfactory receptors, dogs make excellent hunters and trackers, but which breeds have the best sense of smell? We list the top dogs.

  • Donors help Army veteran cover cost of vet care for injured dog

    Donors help Army veteran cover cost of vet care for injured dog

    An Army medic, who suffered brain damage from friendly fire while serving in Afghanistan, was strapped for cash when his dog was injured; fortunately, others stepped up to help.

  • First responders train to save pets

    First responders train to save pets

    On a frigid February day, a Minnesota firefighter and his family put Bart, their 13-year-old German Shorthaired Pointer, in the laundry room of their home before leaving to run errands. Bart normally spent his time outdoors, but because of his age and the blizzard-like conditions, they thought he would be safer and more comfortable indoors. […]

  • German Shorthaired Pointer Dog Names

    German Shorthaired Pointer Dog Names

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