Breed Organization United Kennel Club Website:
http://www.ukcdogs.com Native Country France Other Names Burgos Pointing Dog, Perdiguero de Burgos Life Expectancy No Information Available Litter Size No Information Available Breed Group FCI - Continental Pointing Dogs
Breed Appearance Originating from Castile, especially in the
province of Burgos, this hardy breed is used for hunting and has
some outstanding features for small game.
Breed Description Head: Large, broad. Wide skull. Arched
forehead. Prominent brow bones. Slight stop. Muzzle almost square.
Thick lips, not too pendulous. Ears: Set on high, large, long, folding from base to pointed
tip, very supple. Eyes: Almond-shaped, fawn or dark in color. Body: Compact, b. Round, b neck with slight folds on the jabot.
Slightly pronounced withers. Broad chest. Well-rounded ribs.
Moderate tuck-up. Well-rounded, low, broad croup.Powerful, muscular
back. Tail: Thick at the base, tapering toward the tip, docked to
one-third its length, carried gaily. Hair: Short, dense, smooth. Coat: Predominately white with liver spots or flecks or a shade
of liver with white flecks. Size: Dog: 65 to 75 cm. (25.6-29.5 in).Bitch: slightly smaller. Weight: Approx. 30 kg (66 lb).
History Descended from the old Spanish Pointing Dog,
the Burgos Pointing Dog is an old breed that has remained very pure.
He was once very popular among the Spanish pointers but is now
Behavior Hardy and adapted to all types of terrain, with
a superb nose, the Burgos Pointing Dog points and retrieves like a
charm. He is equally skilled on quarry with feathers and fur. He
needs firm training.
Health No Information Available
Advice He needs space and exercise, as well as regular
brushing. It is a gentle and quiet dog who rarely is startled
easily. Not a dog that fits well in urban environments