Small Munsterlander Pointer

This Small Munsterlander Pointer dog breed is affectionate with family, kids, and other dogs alike. The excel at water retrieving, and if you’re not a hunter, you’ll need to find other ways to give them physical and mental exercise — they need plenty of both.

Even though these are purebred dogs, you may find them in the care of shelters or rescue groups. Remember to adopt! Don’t shop if you want to bring a dog home.

Small Munsterlander Pointers are highly intelligent and easy to train, but novice pet parents should beware! These pups also have an intense side, and their prey drive could lead you on a chase around the neighborhood if you’re not holding their leash tightly or keeping them in a fenced in yard. But for experienced pet parents who can keep up, this breed will make a loving, faithful family member.

See below for complete list of Small Munsterlander Pointer characteristics!

Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog Breed Pictures

Breed Characteristics:

Adaptability

Adapts Well To Apartment Living
1
Good For Novice Owners
2
Sensitivity Level
3
Tolerates Being Alone
4
Tolerates Cold Weather
5
Tolerates Hot Weather
3

All Around Friendliness

Affectionate With Family
5
Kid-Friendly
5
Dog Friendly
5
Friendly Toward Strangers
4

Health And Grooming Needs

Amount Of Shedding
3
Drooling Potential
1
Easy To Groom
3
General Health
5
Potential For Weight Gain
3
Size
3

Trainability

Easy To Train
5
Intelligence
5
Potential For Mouthiness
3
Prey Drive
5
Tendency To Bark Or Howl
3
Wanderlust Potential
4

Physical Needs

Energy Level
4
Intensity
5
Exercise Needs
5
Potential For Playfulness
4

Vital Stats:

Dog Breed Group:
Sporting Dogs
Height:
19 to 22 inches tall at the shoulder
Weight:
40 to 60 pounds
Life Span:
12 to 14 years

More About This Breed

  • Despite his name, the Small Munsterland Pointer is more of a medium-size dog. He's a popular hunting dog in Europe and is beginning to make a name for himself in the U.S. as well.

    Loyal and affectionate, he's generally easy to train and has great water-retrieving skills in both salt and freshwater. Like any sporting breed, he needs plenty of daily exercise. He does best in a home where he can use his hunting skills or turn his intelligence to a challenging dog sport or activity such as agility, flyball, or search and rescue work.

  • Size

    Males stand 20.5 to 22 inches at the shoulder; females, 19.75 to 21.25 inches. Weight ranges from 40 to 60 pounds.

  • Coat Color And Grooming

    The Small Munsterlander Pointer sports a brown-and-white coat with moderate feathering on the tail, belly, back of the forelegs, and inside the thighs.

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