German Shorthaired Pointer has a huge amount of internal energy, loves activity, walks, games. If the owner does not have the opportunity to provide the animal with at least several hours of active walks a day, it is better to get a dog of a different breed, since the shorthaired pointer will suffer from an excess of energy that has nowhere to put it. They have an excellent scent, are very hardy, can run for a long time tracking prey or simply exploring interesting smells. They can swim to get prey out of the water.
In addition, they need food for the mind – training, mind games, communication with other people, and socialization. By the way, it is better to start socialization at an early age. In the modern world, the German Shorthaired Pointer is often used not as a hunting dog, but as a companion dog, as it has a wonderful character.
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