American Gointer, English Pointer and Golden Retriever Mix : Appearance, Temperament, Behavior, Qualities, Training, Exercise, Health Issues, Picture, Height and Weight :
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American Gointer

Overview of American Gointer

American Gointer dog breed is Hybrid dog cross between English Pointer and Golden Retriever. American Gointer is Giant in size. Fur of American Gointer is straight and smooth. . Basic origin of American Gointer is none because American Gointer is hybrid Dog. Both Parents of this breed i.e, English Pointer and Golden Retriever are from England so it is strange why word American is adopted despite English.. American Gointer is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train and Smartest Dogs is commonly Amiable, Loyal, Kind, Active. American Gointer generally inherits most qualities from English Pointer only in some cases from Golden Retriever.
American Gointer is available in White, Dark Brown, Chocolate, Light Brown, and Golden colors.

Height and weight of American Gointer

Adult Male of American Gointer is about 25 – 34 kg and adult female of American Gointer is about 20-30 kg in Weight.
Height of American Gointer is commonly 60 – 70 cm.

Common Health Issues of American Gointer

American Gointer is a healthier breed like other hybrid breeds. However American Gointer has tendency to suffer from some congenital diseases. .  

Appearance of American Gointer

In most of cases American Gointer appears like English Pointer, same wider head and shorter muzzle, long neck and short fur coat.

Working Class of American Gointer

Basically American Gointer is Hunting dog but is also used as Watch and Companion and Guard dog.

Training of American Gointer

American Gointer require training in early age like other hybrid dogs. American Gointer is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your American Gointer.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your American Gointer should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of American Gointer

Daily exercise for your American Gointer is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your American Gointer is recommended Fetching,Tuging,Running,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of American Gointer with children and other pets

Is Good with children and other animals but due to hunting dog hunting qualities of English Pointer, early socialization training is helpful.

Special instructions related to your American Gointer

If not properly trained at early age, some of these hybrids may become possessive and mildly aggressive.

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