Are pointers stubborn?

Table of contents:

  1. Are pointers stubborn?
  2. Should I buy a GSP?
  3. How much exercise does my GSP puppy need?
  4. How cold is too cold for German Shorthaired Pointer?
  5. How far should you walk a GSP puppy?
  6. How many miles can a GSP run?

Are pointers stubborn?

They require physical and mental exercise in addition to daily walks, running and play to expel energy. ... Without sufficient exercise or mental stimulation, Pointers can become stubborn, disobedient and even destructive.

Should I buy a GSP?

Awesome Family Pet Intelligent, active, and happy, a GSP fits the profile of a wonderful family pet. Some of the traits that make him a good family dog include friendliness, enthusiasm, affection, playfulness, and obedience. He is friendly to both humans and other dogs if socialized early.

How much exercise does my GSP puppy need?

A good rule of thumb for young dogs is to provide them with 5 minutes of exercise for each month of age they have, up to twice a day. Thus, a 4-month-old puppy GSP should get anywhere from 20 to 40 minutes of moderate physical activity per day. Too much or too vigorous exercise can be bad for them.

How cold is too cold for German Shorthaired Pointer?

Living outside in the cold is one thing, but adding snow and freezing wind will change the game. Pointers are pretty good outside in temperatures above 45 degrees Fahrenheit. Anything below that and you should either bring your dog inside or prepare their kennel outside to be warm and dry.

How far should you walk a GSP puppy?

The general rule to go by is 5 minutes for each month - so 15 minutes maximum at 12 weeks . This can be more often than once a day though so 2 or 3 short walks is far better than one long one.

How many miles can a GSP run?

Pointers are known for running long distances; they can run 10 miles or more each day. Pointers have phenomenal endurance as well as the speed that comes from being bred for hunting. Their bodies are muscular and toned to make running easy.