There is no denying that when you look into the big, sweet eyes of a Portuguese Pointer, you've fallen in love forever. These historic hunting dogs have been melting hearts for hundreds of years and are well known for their hunting prowess, their sweet and mellow disposition, and those adorable eyes that captivate everyone they come in contact with. Though these dogs are known to be sweet and agreeable, they are still hunting dogs with smarts and energy that need to be exercised. Activities for Portuguese Pointers should play to their strengths and keep them entertained and tired out after a long day of work or play.
The Portuguese Pointer is a dog with ancient roots, but their sweet disposition and ability to switch from serious hunting dog to family pet are increasing their popularity. Whether they are running on the trail next to you, playing fetch with the family, or flushing upland birds, your dog will always be ready for work and play. Activities for Portuguese Pointers need to take into account their high energy level, but also their love for being with their people. If you have an active family, or if you're looking for an activity buddy who will always motivate you, look no further. This dog will never pass up a chance for fun.