Hertha Pointer

The Hertha Pointer is a large size hunting/pointing dog. This rare dog breed originated in Denmark when a group of Danish soldiers brought back with them an orange-red pointer type bitch, called Hertha when they returned home after a war with Germany. This dog was bred with an English Pointer dog called Sport. The resulting puppies were called Hertha Hounds. Later they were given name of Hertha Pointers and became very popular in Denmark.

This high spirited yet very loveable dog stands between 23-26 inches and weighs between 45-64 lbs. It comes with a broad head and medium length muzzle. Chestnut coloured eyes are medium in size. Broad based and hanging ears are set high on the head. The nose is black. Medium length necks comes with a slight dewlap. Strong back, muscular loin, deep chest with well sprung ribs and level topline gives the dog an athletic look. Forelegs are straight and strong. Hind legs are muscular, with stifles and hocks well bent. Medium length tail is slightly tapering to the point. This breed comes in short and fine coat. Colors for this breed are yellow and orange with small white markings on the feet, chest, muzzle and tip of the tail.

This breed is NOT recognized by AKC.

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