Slovakian Rough Haired Pointer

X-Large Size

Doesn't moult much

Not good for first time owners

The Slovakian Rough Haired Pointer was developed in the 1950s. The aim was to create a breed with great stamina that would track, point, retrieve from land or water and be suitable for a range of prey.

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

A country home and an active family. Ideally where this versatile dog can work.

Not the best for ...

A city dweller or someone with a sedentary lifestyle.

Aliases

None

Cross between

None

Origin

Slovakia

Size

X-Large
So big people will take photos

Exercise Needs

Medium (About an hour)
Doesn't have to be a solid hour, you can give them lots of short walks.

Coat

Spikey
If not hand stripped will go fluffy. If you don't pluck their fur in the old fashioned way they transform from spikey to soft.

Shedding

Doesn't moult much
But all dogs shed dander so if you're allergic, make sure you'll be ok

Life expectancy

12 years

Good first dog?

No

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