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English Pointer

Breed Standards for the English Pointer

General Appearance:

The Pointer combines athletic grace and power with a lean, muscular body, noble hear, alert expression, and noble carriage.


Square, deep muzzle; nose slightly higher at tip than at stop; Long head with pronounced stop; Rounded eyes; Thin, soft, hanging ears, somewhat pointed at tip


Tail tapering, straight, carried near the line of the back


Liver, lemon, black, orange, either solid or mixed with white


Weight: male: 55-75 lb; female: 45-65 lb

Height: male: 25-58”; female: 23-26


Smooth and powerful. Tail lashes from side to side when the dog gaits.


Gentle and sweet but may be too energetic and boisterous at times for very small children