Old Danish Pointing Dog

Other names : Old Danish Bird Dog, Gammel Dansk Hønsehund

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Life expectancy

The Old Danish Pointing Dog has a life expectancy of between 11 and 13 years




Adult size

Female Between 20 and 22 in
Male Between 21 and 24 in

Adult weight

Female Between 57 and 68 lb
Male Between 66 and 77 lb
Coat colour
White Brown
Type of coat
Eye colour
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More details about the Old Danish Pointing Dog

Old Danish Pointing Dog: Origins and history

The Old Danish Pointer is thought to have come about as a breed following the merger of several other farm dogs over the course of eight generations of breeding. The recognisable breed is said to have arrived in 1710 in northern Jutland (modern-day Denmark).

FCI classification of the Old Danish Pointing Dog

  • Group 7 - Pointing Dogs

  • Section 1 : Continental Pointing Dogs

Training a Old Danish Pointing Dog

The dog is reasonably easy to train. However training must be done properly and consistently and at all times the trainer must make an effort to hold the attention of the Pointer.

Old Danish Pointing Dog: Purchase price

We do not have enough data to set an average price for an Old Danish Pointing dog. You’re also looking at between £150 to £190 per month to care for this dog.

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