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The ideal Pudelpointer coat is harsh, wiry and dense but all kinds of variations are
possible. Some specimens are almost smooth and others have a rather long
woolly coat. All should have pronounced eyebrows and whiskered muzzles. The
tail is docked leaving two-thirds of its original length.
By nature, the dog is friendly, inquisitive, eager to please and possesses a dash
that makes it a pleasure to work with in the field. Its cooperative attitude also
makes it a pleasure to relax with in the comfort of your home.
The individuals behind the selective breeding program that has produced the
Pudelpointer of today, have always had a dual target...to produce a dog that could
do them proud in the field or in the home.
The have sought and found a dog that will hunt and point upland game, trail
wounded birds or furred quarry, retrieve from land and water, blood track big game
and also be an unobtrusive fireside companion and watch dog.
The whiskery brown dogs with sparkling eyes and the tail that is ever ready to
wag, do not pretend to match the English pointer or setter in far reaching casts, but
rather work closer to the gun, checking back with the handler from time to time.
But neither are they plodders or dull mechanical workers, there is fire and
determination their field work.
Pudelpointers as a rule are excellent water dogs. They do not match the retrievers
marking ability but when it comes to working in a difficult marsh in search of
downed ducks, they have to be rated equal to most water specialists.
It has been said by some that they have saint-like devotion to their masters and
certainly it would be difficult to fault them for behavior as a household companion.
The well-bred Pudelpointer has a high degree of pointing instinct and most are
In short, the pudelpointer is the class dog of the versatile category yet a
companion of which you can be proud.
Most pudelpointers back naturally.