Der Deutsch Kurzhaar, The German Shorthaired Pointer - 1989

written by Mrs. Georgina Byrne – Judge and Breeder: Burnbrook Kennel

The original book has been out of print for many years, but a new facsimile edition of the multi award-winning Der Deutsch-Kurzhaar: the German Shorthaired Pointer is once again available.

This 388 page coffee-table book is the standard reference work about all aspects of the German Shorthaired Pointer. It provides a wealth of information for any breeder or owner of this versatile and popular breed of dog.

Some of the subjects covered include:

  • The Origin and Development of the Breed
  • Comparison of Standards
  • History of the Breed in Germany, USA, Britain, the Netherlands and Australia
  • The Genetics of the Breed
  • Coat Colour and Pattern
  • Breeding Theory and Practice
  • Show, Field and Obedience

This indispensable reference work includes hundreds of photographs, each cross-referenced with text, to enable the reader to make instant comparisons between dogs of different localities and eras. Its extensive charts and diagrams cover the history and development of the breed, colour inheritance, training techniques and much more. Packed with detailed historical information, useful advice and fascinating stories, Der Deutsch-Kurzhaar is simply the best book available on the German Shorthaired Pointer.

The book was awarded “Best Breed Book” by the Dog Writers’ Association of America, and is the recommended text for the World Shorthair Association.

Language: English ISBN: 0 9586864 5 9

To order the book in its entirety, you may contact Georgina. M. Byrne, 1951 Toodyay Rd., Gidgegannup West Australia 6083, email address or you can order it online

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