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Pudelpointer History

The Pudelpointer, or “Poodle Pointing Dog”, is a fairly new hybrid breed that was created in the mid-1990s. The Pudelpointer is bred from a combination of the Standard English Pointer and the Standard or Miniature Poodle. The Pudelpointer is a small, energetic, and intelligent toy-sized breed of gundog. The origin of the “Pudel” is varied, but common references cite a 1993 article in Gun Dog Magazine by Alexandra Hite.

Time of Origin


Country of Origin



Poodle, Pointer

Pudelpointer Physical Characteristics

The Pudelpointer is a medium sized, medium-haired breed that typically stands between 18 and 22 inches tall at the shoulder and weigh between 45 and 60 pounds. They have a compact, muscular build with a short, coarse, double coat of white or any combination of solid-colored or parti-colored markings. They have a flat, broad skull and a square muzzle. They have large, round, dark eyes. The ears are pricked (not button), erect, and either cropped or uncropped. The tail is typically docked. They are known for being highly intelligent and hardworking.

Eye Colors

Hazel, Brown, Amber

Nose Colors

Black, Brown

Coat Colors

Black, Brown

Height Range

Male Height Range: 24 – 27 inches

Female Height Range: 22 – 25 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 44 – 66 lbs

Female Weight Range: 44 – 66 lbs

Pudelpointer Health

Description of breed health.


12-14 yrs

Pudelpointer Health Concerns

Mono/Bilateral Cryptorchidism, Entropion, Ectropion

Pudelpointer Temperament and Behaviour

The Pudelpointer is an adaptable and intelligent hunting dog. They are patient and cautious, but are also very energetic and athletic. They are extremely loyal to their families and can be protective of them. They are always up for a good run, and are great at playing fetch and going for walks.

Pudelpointer Activity Requirements

The Pudelpointer is a small, friendly dog that was developed in Germany to hunt small game. They are loyal, intelligent, and athletic, and they make great companions. While they are not high energy, they do need regular exercise. A daily walk or jog is enough to keep a Pudelpointer happy and healthy. They are also curious and will enjoy exploring their surroundings. A Pudelpointer’s size makes them a great pet for apartment dwellers. They do best in homes with fenced yards or secure fences. They also do well in homes with older children who can manage their more active nature.

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Activity Per Day


Daily Food

2.1 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Recognized by the American Kennel Club

Pudelpointer is part of the Foundation Stock Service group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Pudelpointer is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Pudelpointer is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Recognized by the Canadian Kennel Club

Pudelpointer is part of the Sporting group.

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