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Our collection of Pointer dog images features many champions and best of breed. Whether you are a specialist looking for stock images of breed examples, a designer looking for a striking picture, or you're simply a Pointer dog fan, we're confident we'll have the image you're looking for.

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Pointer overview

The Pointer is an old English breed from circa 1500s.
Pointers were originally bred to seek and freeze 'on point' in presence of game. They are a very gentle breed of sensitive disposition and make an ideal family dog and companion. 

Other known names for Pointer

English Pointer

Pointer foreign names

Pointer inglés / Perdiguero inglés (Spanish)


Uniter Kingdom

Breed Group

Gundog Group

Biological data

Male: 55-75 lbs.
Female: 45-65 lbs.
Male: 63-69 cm (withers).
25-28 inches.
Female: 61-66 cm (withers).
23-26 inches.
Colours, markings and patterns
Usual colours are lemon and white, orange and white, liver and white, and black and white.
Self-colours and tri-colours are also correct.
Liver, lemon, black and orange.
Colors can be solid or in combination.

Pointer we are happy to endorse

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Pointer – Breed standard

The below links are external

Afghan Hound references and further reading

Pointer Rescue

English Pointer 
The Pointer Club UK

Please get in touch

If you are an animal photographer, an expert on Pointer dogs or a breeder, we would love to hear from you. We strive to have all the latest, most helpful and accurate information on our website, but nobody is perfect, so we do ask for your feedback if we can improve our website.

Please get in touch 
Associations and Specialists – We are happy to link to your Pointer dog association or specialist area, all we ask is for you to return the favour.
Photographers – Please visit our 'join us' page to learn about working with us.
Experts – Spotted some detail that isn't right? Please email us your thoughts.
Breeders – We work with many great dog photographers such as Sally Anne Thompson, Robin Burkett and Paul Walker and we'd love to build our contact list of leading breeders. Who knows when you might get a call. Please email us your details.

Pointer picture ideas

Featured image

AP-1J8GQU - Champion English Pointer
Photo © Animal Photography, Sally Anne Thompson

Pointers on point

AP-GZZGV4 - Pointer on point in moorland
Photo © Animal Photography, Sally Anne Thompson