There, the dogs were used to flush game into nets, to carry goods, and to warn of the approach of dangerous animals when on the trail. (2/15) by Judy Powell January 11, 2021, 2:51 pm Credit Judy Powell 0 Previous 2/15 Next View full list See more Previous article When Mastiffs reach adulthood and overcome their clumsiness and energy, they are wonderful companions who are calm, quiet, well mannered, and self-assured. Next article Early versions of this type of dog date to the 17th century, but German Shorthaired Pointers as we know them today were created to be multipurpose hunting dogs in the mid-to-late nineteenth century. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.