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Classification / standards
Group 7, Section 2.1 Pointer #1
Group 3 (Gundogs)
Group 1 – Sporting Dogs
Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
The Pointer, often called the English Pointer, is a medium to large-sized breed of dog developed in England as a gun dog. It is one of several pointing breeds.
Orange and white Pointer pointing
Solid black Pointer female and puppies
1.1 Coat and color
2 General temperament
7 Famous pointers
9 See also
Coat and color
A lemon and white Pointer.
The coat of a Pointer is short, dense, smooth with a sheen. They are generally white with either liver, lemon, orange or black markings. Although pointers may have solid coloring in any of these hues, most Pointers are primarily white with some body markings.
Lemon and white dogs have flesh-colored noses, while Pointers with orange, liver or black markings have dark (black or very da