American Gointer Breed Appearance
The American Gointer can carry many of the traits of both the English Pointers and Golden Retrievers from which it is bred. A medium to large sized breed, the Gointer is an athletic dog with a proportionate body. A round head often takes on the facial features of the Golden Retriever, with round-shaped dark eyes, and a, broad muzzle of average length that ends in a black nose. Soft and silky ears are generally floppy, and hang loosely down each side of the head. The coat is comprised of short, dense fur that is straight and held close to the skin. The color is usually a golden fawn or light cream that is typical for Golden Retrievers, but often takes on variations that come from the Pointer. These include light to chocolate browns, with possible white patches on the feet, tail, shoulders, or between the eyes.