Category: Sporting Dogs
Facts about Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs, "Scientific name for Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog, or domestic canine, is Canis lupus familiaris". The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog belongs to the category of Sporting Dogs. The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog is native to Munster in Germany. It is related only by ancestral geography to the Large Munsterlander gundog. The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog is sometimes called the Kleiner Münsterländer (the name in its native German) or SM.
Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs sweat glands are between their paw pads.
It is a Fact a Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog sees in color and have better low light vision. Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs have three eyelids, a lower lid, an upper eyelid lid and a third lid, that is called a haw or nictitating membrane, this keeps the Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs eye protected and moist. Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs eyes have a special membrane for seeing better at night, called a tapetum lucidum - a dogs reflective layer in the choroid chiefly of nocturnal, causing the eyes to glow when light at night hits the eyes and they consist of some layers of smooth flat cells covered by a section of double deformed crystals.
About the Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog Breed
This is a hunting breed and gun dog. It can point. It can retrieve. Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs can chase down prey like rabbits on land or bring back ducks from the water. They have an excellent sense of smell.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog is probably derived from the German Spaniel crossed with the German Longhaired Pointer around the mid-1800s. It was bred to not just point at prey but help retrieve it. The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog breed is still rare in the United States but common in Germany. The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog breed was disappearing prior to World War 2 but has experienced a resurgence.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog is more closely related to the French Spaniel than it is the Large Munsterlander (Großer Münsterländer in German) gun dog.
These dogs have brown heads and brown eyes, sometimes with a white patch around the muzzle. They have floppy ears and long, silky hair. The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog chestnut or black coats are thick and wavy, sometimes with roan patterns or speckling. They are average in shedding. They have flagged tails.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog reach 19 to 22 inches in height. They range from 35 to 60 pounds at maturity. It is so strong that it can retrieve a nineteen pound goose from the water. They can track larger game like deer.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog live twelve to fourteen years with good care.
This dog will howl and bark while on the hunt, though they rarely bay at the moon.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog is friendly with other dogs and children. It has average tolerance for cats.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog are average watchdogs and moderately territorial except when dealing with perceived prey. If left alone, it will likely start seeking something to hunt. In all other respects, the Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs are non-aggressive toward people. If socialized at an early age, it will learn to tolerate cats but may chase and point at it from time to time.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog are highly trainable, and they need to be trained not to jump up on people. Start training this breed at two months old so that you don’t have a large, headstrong dog at six months of age.
It is a Fact a Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog smells more than 1,000 times stronger than that of a human. A Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog’s nose, secretes a thin layer of mucous that helps it absorb scent, after that they lick their noses and sample the scent through their mouth.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog wants to hunt, and one kept cooped up in a small yard or apartment will be miserable. At the very least, you need a large yard and lots of exercise time. They need lots of exercise. Do not let this dog get fat.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs are loyal and affectionate. They are good watchdogs.
All dogs are identical in makeup big or small– 42 permanent teeth and 321 bones. Small Munsterlander Pointer Puppies have 28 teeth and when they become adult Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs they have 42 teeth.
Female Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs are in heat for matting for about 20 days twice a year. When Small Munsterlander Pointer puppies are born, they have no teeth and are deaf and blind. Puppies for their first few weeks will sleep ninety percent of the day and their vision is not fully developed until after the first month.
Female Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs are pregnant for 60 days before they’re puppies are born.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog need frequent combing, especially if out in the field. They need a bath every four to six weeks unless coated in mud. The rest of their care routine is standard, such as trimming their nails and brushing their teeth. Trim their nails weekly.
Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs have two times the amount of ear muscles than people. It is a fact a Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog can hear a sound at four times the distance of a human. Sound frequency is measured in Hertz (Hz) Def-Hertz is the measurement of frequency, explicitly it's one cycle per second. The higher the Hertz are, the higher the pitched the sound is. Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs hear best at 45,000 Hz to 65,000 Hz, while humans hear best at around 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz.
The United Kennel Club recognized the Small Munsterlander Pointer in 2006.
The Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog breed is tracked by the AKC Foundation Stock Service as a breed under development; these dogs cannot be registered with the AKC otherwise.
A Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog’s mouth can apply approximately 150 to 200 pounds of pressure per square inch and an American Pit Bull Terrier, German Shepherd Dog and a rottweiler can have 320 LBS of pressure on avg.
Only humans and dogs have prostates and a dog doesn't have an appendix.
Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog’s nose prints can be used to identify them, their nose prints are like a humans finger print.
Average body temperature for a Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog is between 101 to 102.5 degrees
A Small Munsterlander Pointer Dog is an omnivore, (definition-they eat both other animals and plants). All Dogs are direct descendants of wolves.
The number one heath problems amongst Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs is obesity, so always make sure your dog doesn't get to fat. Many foot problems that Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs have are just an issue of long toenails.
Small Munsterlander Pointer Dogs pant to keep cool with 10 to 35 breaths per minute with an average of 24 breaths per minute. A large dog breed resting heart beats between 60 to 100 times per minute, and a small dog breed’s heart beats on average between 100 to 140 pant a lot.