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Susies Looking for Her Forever Home
German Shorthaired Pointer Dog For Adoption in AUSTIN, TX

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Ad ID: ADN-30625
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Date Listed: 05/19/2017
Date Expires: 06/18/2017


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Breed: German Shorthaired Pointer
Gender: Female Female
Nickname:

Susie

Age: Young
Availability Date: 05/19/2017
Location: AUSTIN, TX 78731
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Tags: German Shorthaired Pointer Dog For Adoption in AUSTIN, TX

Susie is a sweet 5 month old GSP who has tons of energy! She loves to play with other pups and can't wait for the next adventure. She loves to chase the ball and will snuggle up to you after a long day! She's a super smart pup and is up-to-date on her shots. She's been attending doggy daycare so she's had lots of exposure to other puppies and people. She's a great pup that needs more play time than I can provide. We would love to set up a date so that you can meet Susie. I'm torn on giving her away so we'll be very selective but when the right home comes along I know she'll fit in well! Susie has all her shots and is not spayed. She's comes from a long line of hunting dogs and can be amazing in the field with the right training. Feel free to give me a call to meet Susie!!

German Shorthaired Pointer

A.K.A. : Deutscher kurzhaariger, Vorstehhund, Deutsch Kurzhaar, Kurzhaar
Overview: The German Shorthaired Pointer is a loyal family watch dog and companion. This dog enjoys sporting activities and has a very handsome and dignified appearance.
Breed Group: Sporting
Weight (lbs): male: 55-70, female: 45-60
Height (in): male: 23-25, female: 21-23
Colors: Liver or combinations of liver and white.
Coat: The hair is short, thick and feels tough to the hand.
Character: German Shorthaired Pointers are intelligent, eager to learn, loyal and brave.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with children, other dogs, and most household pets. They can also be extremely good watch dogs.
Care: The German Shorthaired Pointer requires occasional brushing and the ears should be kept clean.
Training: This breed requires a consistent approach, but learns quite easily.
Activity: The German Shorthaired Pointer needs long walks and lots of outdoor activities.
Country of Origin: Germany
Health Issue: This breed is prone to epilepsy, hermaphrodism, and lymphedema.
Life Expectancy: 12-15

More About German Shorthaired Pointer Breed
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