This breed are hunting dogs with a great desire to work. Therefore they do not fit as primarily companion dogs. They need to work too.
A Pointer depends on lots of training and mental stimuli to thrive. That is best done through hunting. Few Pointer owners choose not to use them for hunting.
Super hunting dog - a great family dog
Their solid endurance and high desire to work mean they can work for long hours. People can expect a friendly, stable, and social dog as long as they get enough stimuli. Pointers have an effective on/off button, which means that they can quickly switch between activity and rest.
Pointers love snuggles and relaxing, but only after having blown off a lot of steam outdoors. They are "only" medium-sized dogs but demand space to frolic. Pointers are not particularly suitable for living in small apartments.
Pointers are excellent hunting dogs. They have speed, style, precision, and a unique capacity enabling them to withstand long days in the mountains.
In addition to being skilled high mountain hunters, this breed can are suitable for hunting forest birds, pheasants, and partridges. In addition, they can be great retrievers in pigeon and duck hunting.
The pointer is a healthy and fresh breed with few hereditary diseases.