German Shorthaired Pointer

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.

by DogTime
September 29th, 2014

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.

by Kim Campbell Thornton
November 18th, 2013

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.During […]

by Kim Campbell Thornton
July 23rd, 2013
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