Pointer Breed Information

The Pointer Library

"THE POINTER" Presentation by the Judges Education Committee
"Assessing the Show Pointer" by Wayne Cavanaugh (PDF)
Thomas Bradley III on Pointers (PDF)
"The Power of Positive Judging" by Wayne Cavanaugh
"A Brief History of the Pointer" by Karen Blasche as appeared in the April 2012 issue of Show Sight Magazine.
"Pointers in the Home" by Patricia Lillesand as appeared in the April 2012 issue of Show Sight Magazine.
"Judging The Pointer" by Marjorie Martorella as appeared in the April 2012 issue of Show Sight Magazine.

AKC Gazette Pointer Columns

2016

January 2016

2015

January 2015: Interpretation of The Illustrated Standard Part 1 prepared by APC’s Illustrated Standard Committee in 1999 for the purpose of promoting a better understanding and appreciation of the Pointer.
April 2015: guest writer Lucinda Glenny MSc. Animal Behaviour, HBSc. Psych, CPDT-KA Owner and lead Trainer at Canine Campus on Sensitive Learning Stages in Puppies.
July 2015: Interpretation of the Illustrated Standard Part 2 prepared by APC’s Illustrated Standard Committee in 1999 for the purpose of promoting a better understanding and appreciation of the Pointer.
Oct 2015: Interpretation of the Illustrated Standard Part 3 prepared by APC’s Illustrated Standard Committee in 1999 for the purpose of promoting a better understanding and appreciation of the Pointer.

2014

January 2014
April 2014
July 2014
October 2014

2013

January 2013: "Thomas Bradley III on Pointers"
April 2013: "EXTREME BREEDING!"
July 2013: "Do the Dew(claws)?"
October 2013: "Confidence and Control"

2012

January 2012: "Straight to the Point "
April 2012: "Fade to Black"
July 2012: "Conditioning….It’s Not Just About Exercise"
October 2012: "A Class in Trouble: The decline of the Bred By Exhibitor Class"

2011

January 2011: "The Way To Success"
April/July2011: " Where Have All the Mentors Gone?"

2010

January 2010:  "Laying a Good Foundation, Part I"
April 2010: "Laying a Good Foundation, Part II" 
July 2010: "Solid Colored Pointers, Part I"
October 2010: "Solid Colored Pointers, Part II"

2009


January 2009: "The Pointer Standard - A Breeder's Perspective, Part I"
April 2009:  "The Pointer Standard - A Breeder's Perspective, Part II"
July 2009:  "Participation is Key to our Healthy Future"
October 2009:  "Judging the Show Pointer"

2008

April 2008:  "The English Show System"   
July 2008:  "Sportsmanship"
October 2008:  "Why a Pointer?"

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