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Scout - English Pointer Dog For Adoption
Pointer Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX, USA


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Date Listed: 03/17/2017
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Breed: Pointer
Gender: Male Male


Age: Young
Color/Markings: White with Red, Golden, Orange or Chestnut
Size at Maturity: Large
Availability Date: 03/17/2017
Location: Denton, TX, 75261
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Pointer Dog For Adoption in Denton, TX, USA

Physical Attributes
Ear Type Droopy
Grooming Needs Low
Likes to Vocalize Quiet
Shedding Amount Moderate
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids Yes
OK with Dogs Yes
OK with Cats Yes
Energy Level High
Activity Level Highly Active
Exercise Needs High
Fence Required 6 foot
Obedience Training Has Basic Training
Owner Experience Required Breed
  • Yard Required
  • Leash Trained
  • Crate Trained
  • Housetrained
  • Good in a Car
  • Likes to Fetch
  • Likes to Play with Toys
  • Likes to Swim
Personality Characteristics
  • Obedient
  • Playful
  • Affectionate
  • Eager to Please
  • Intelligent
  • Even-Tempered
  • Goofy
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
  • Heat Sensitive
  • Cold Sensitive
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: English Pointer. What is NOT to love about Scout-a-Bout? Scout aka Scout-a-Bout is a sweet young male English Pointer with long legs and lots of energy! He loves to run outside, but can be calm in the house. Scout is a fun-loving, very friendly, happy-go-lucky boy. He gets along very well with everyone - dogs and people of all sizes. He is cat friendly as well. He really does best in a large setting with plenty of room to run after birds, butterflies, and crawly things - and other dogs to play with. Scout very much LOVES fetching balls, his favorite game. Rarely do you see him without a ball in his mouth. Scout is a good boy on a leash, understands basic commands, and wants to please. This cute boy has a sweet face that you gotta love, and a fun disposition to go with it. He is ONE GREAT PUP that the whole family can enjoy, and very much loved by many that have had the privilege to know him. Scout would love to meet someone who will appreciate his goofy nature and new skills and help him along as he grows into just an awesome Pointer! Visit us on Facebook for more photos of Scout!


A.K.A. : English Pointer
Overview: The Pointer is a well-loved dog in the U.S. They're independent, yet have a sweet disposition. Good with kids, they make a fun and gentle playmate.
Breed Group: Sporting
Weight (lbs): male: 55-75, female: 45-65
Height (in): male: 25-28, female: 23-26
Colors: Liver, lemon, black, orange, either solid or mixed with white.
Coat: Hair is short and dense, smooth with a sheen.
Character: Pointers are gentle, sweet, and kind. They may be too rambunctious for small children, though they have a lot of loyalty for their families. They are reserved around strangers.
Temperament: This breed needs the companionship of a loving family. They get along well with other dogs and household pets.
Care: The Pointer requires occasional brushing to remove dead hair.
Training: This breed is very intelligent, yet easily distracted. Therefore, care must be taken to be consistent and provide a non-repetitive training approach.
Activity: The Pointer needs at least an hour of heavy exercise daily and lots of space to run and play.
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Health Issue: This breed is prone to hip dysplasia, thyroid problems, dwarfism, and skin conditions.
Life Expectancy: 13-14

More About Pointer Breed
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