German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Reno is a non profit club that is
one of over 60 chapter clubs governed by the parent club, the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America.
The Reno chapter was founded in 1978 and became a licensed club in fall
of 1979 with first AKC Field Trial held at the Red Rock Grounds north
organization is dedicated to the welfare of the German Shorthaired
Pointer breed and to promoting the versatility of the breed by
sponsoring numerous events designed to highlight the shorthair's natural
qualities. Events include field trials, hunt tests, obedience trials
and specialty shows.
addition, we promote events to further the health and well-being of the
shorthair as well as to educate the public to responsible dog
ownership. Events include AKC judging seminars, handling classes,
hunting seminars, snake avoidance classes and education and help for
Our diverse membership includes those involved in
field trials, dog shows, obedience trials, tracking, breeding, therapy
dogs and those who just love their dogs as soul mates and family
The German Shorthaired Pointer is indeed a rare
find. Wrapped up in one package is a staunchly pointing bird dog, a
keen-nosed trailer, a natural retriever, an intelligent family and
companion dog. He was bred to hunt both fur and foul and is especially
admired for his temperament and trainability. The typical Shorthair is
outgoing, but not aggressive, eager to please and is a athlete with lots
of natural exuberance.
To gather more information on the breed standard check out the web sites for the German Shorthaired Pointer Club of America and the American Kennel Club.
We welcome anyone interested in promoting the German Shorthaired Pointer.