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Pointer

A trustful companion ... (other names: English Pointer)

Pointer
origin:Great Britain
date origin:17th century
life expectancy:12 to 15 years
classification:Gundog
height:55 to 62 cm
weight:20 to 30 kg
exercise: Demandingtraining: Reasonableclimate: Temperatein/out: Indoorfeeding: Mediumsize: Large
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These dogs are average shedders and need to be combed and brushed daily.

The Pekingese is prone to breathing difficulties, eye and heart related problems. These dogs tend also to catch colds very easily. A major concern for this breed it’s in birth time, since the mothers have very difficult labors being often necessary a caesarian.

The Pekes are very sensible to cold or hot weather, so it´s advisable to not leave them too long outside.
The origin of the Pointers is unclear. It is believed that the Pointer dates back to 16th or the 17th century. He participated in hunts, by pointing to where the prey is located so that retriever dogs could fetch it, or coursing dogs, like Greyhounds could set the route. This breed name is directly linked to the pointing posit