Pointer Breeders Manhattan KS

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Mary Bagladi-Swanson
(785) 532-5690
Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital 106 A Mosier Hall
Manhattan, KS
 
Riley Animal Clinic
(785) 485-2225
101 W Kansas Ave
Riley, KS

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Cindy's Poodles
(785) 668-2334
924 W Parsons Rd
Assaria, KS
Breeds
Poodle, Toy

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Schell Creek Kennels
(785) 562-2816
1439 12th Rd
Marysville, KS
Breeds
Italian Greyhound

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4 Paws Pet Care
(785) 258-0261
485 Sand Ln
Herington, KS
Breeds
Bearded Collie

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Westside Veterinary Clinic
(785) 539-7922
3130 Anderson Ave
Manhattan, KS

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Crestlan Dalmatians
New Bedford, KS
Breeds
Dalmatian
Certifications
AKC Certified

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Thunder Ridge
(785) 792-6281
2268 E Union Dr
Barnard, KS
Breeds
French Bulldog

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Prairie Paws French Bulldogs
(785) 302-1657
401 E 16th St
Hayes, KS
Breeds
French Bulldog

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Stoneridge Ranch Shepherds
(913) 592-4400
19650 S Hedge Ln
Spring Hill, KS
Breeds
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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Pointer - Guide to Pointers

Description: The Pointer is a sporting dog which is athletic, alert, well balanced and graceful. While there is no definitive answer regarding exactly how the today's Pointer came to be, we know the first Pointers appeared in England around 1650. Additionally, it is strongly believed the Pointer's ancestors originated in Spain. There are somewhat different claims as to which other breeds contributed to the Pointer - one includes the Greyhound, Foxhound, and Bloodhound crossed with a type of setting spaniel. There are also claims that the Italian Pointer, Setter, Bulldog and Newfoundland all contributed.

The Pointer is a courageous dog with great stamina as well as tracking and pointing abilities. The breed was initially used to locate and point hare for Greyhounds who would then hunt the game. However, the Pointer became very popular in the 18th century as a bird spotter. He would locate the prey and stand motionless until the hunter was able to take aim and shoot.

The Pointer has been in the United States since the 1800s - possibly arriving at or around the time of the Civil War. In the 1870s, The Westminster Kennel Club was formed and one of the earliest Pointer imports named Sensation became their club logo which is still being used today.

Height: The desirable height range for male Pointers is between 25-28 inches (63.5 - 71.1 cm) and for bitches, between 23 - 26 inches (58.4 - 66cm) - according to AKC standard. In addition, the AKC Standard notes that the Pointer's "overall balance and symmetry" are of more importance than size. This is true for most country's breed standards.

Weight: The weight for a male Pointer should be between 55 - 75 pounds (25 - 34.1 kg) and for bitches between 44 - 65 pounds (20 - 29.5 kg) - AKC Standard.

Coat Type: The Pointer's coat is very short, smooth and should have a shine. Coat grooming is easy - all that's needed is regular brushing and bathing only when necessary. Note: you can even clean the coat by rubbing it with a towel which will help remove dead hairs as well as add sheen.

Color: The color of the Pointer's coat can be black, lemon, liver or orange. Any of these colors can be solid - or in combination with white.

Temperament : The Pointer is active, intelligent and adaptable. He is loyal and devoted making him a wonderful companion. Pointers also do very well with children, however younger children should be supervised, just so that unintentional injuries do not occur. The Pointer thrives when he part of his family. He is much happier left in the home as opposed to outside when his owner or family is away. Pointers generally get along with other dogs and pets, but must be socialized starting at a young age. The owner of a Pointer must always display leadership skills so that his dog understands his master is in charge. Daily exercise for your Pointer is a must - this breed enjoys jogging, long walks and even some enjoy swimming. While the Pointer is an ...

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