German Shorthair Pointers Living with a German Shorthaired Pointer Misc.

German Shorthaired Pointer (GSP): All You Need to Know

Bred for long days in the wild, the GSPs are powerful, fast, agile and gritty. Typically, a GSP male weighs between 55 to 70 pounds with a height that ranges from 23 to 25 inches; females are a bit smaller. The coat is either solid reddish-brown (liver) or liver with distinctive white patterns. Their dark […]

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Living with a German Shorthaired Pointer Misc. Training Training Tips

Music Therapy and Your Dog

I realized years ago that music really helped sooth Simba while I was gone.  Simba has always been a high anxiety pup with separation anxiety.  She tends to bark at any little noise coming from outside thinking that it may be that horrible, big, brown UPS monster.  For the life of me, I can’t figure […]

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German Shorthair Pointers Misc. Puppy Products

Make Getting Your First Pet Even More Joyful with These Money-Saving Tips

by Penny Martin There are few things in life that can bring as much unmitigated joy as getting a new pet — and if that pet is your first one, then you’re in for a real treat. Taking care of a new dog can be tough and time-consuming, but the rewards of pet companionship outweigh […]

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German Shorthair Pointers Living with a German Shorthaired Pointer Misc.

Alert! Dogs In Summer

We have all been waiting for the warm weather.  It’s finally here!  Your pups also love being out in the warm weather.  But beware.  There are precautions that you need to take to protect your pup from the warm weather.  Dogs can suffer the dangers of the heat just as we can.  Many owners decide […]

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German Shorthair Pointers Misc.

Pet Insurance Limitations and Pre-Existing Health Conditions

by Andrew Rombach Pet insurance is a rapidly growing industry. In 2017 the pet insurance industry was worth more than $1 billion, and that’s expected to double to $2 billion by 2022, based on data forecasts from the market research firm Packaged Facts. The estimates indicate pet insurance will grow by more than 14 percent […]

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Living with a German Shorthaired Pointer Misc.

Whether To Buy Pet Insurance or Not

I get many emails from new GSP owners asking whether or not they should buy pet insurance. Pet insurance is a personal choice that should be made after researching the subject well.  There are many questions you should ask not only about the pet insurance but yourself as well.  Sometimes the difference between having pet […]