While most canines can be trained to track down antlers, here are a few shed hunting dog breeds you can't go wrong with. Pointer. American Foxhound. Beagle. German Shorthaired Pointer. Bloodhound. Golden Retriever. Weimaraner. Pudelpointer.
Pudelpointers are highly trainable, good natured, and do well with kids, especially active kids who like to play outdoors. One of the big advantages to having a Pudelpointer as a family dog is that they are very low-maintenance in terms of grooming, Dogable said.
Here is just a short a list of several dog breeds with a history of being used for pointing: Pointer. German Longhaired Pointer. German Shorthaired Pointer. German Wirehaired Pointer. Pudelpointer. Pachon Navarro. Labrador Retriever. Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.
Breed: Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever. Type: Retriever. Breed: Poodle (Standard) Type: Retriever. Breed: Pudelpointer. Type: Pointer. Breed: Red Setter. Type: Pointer. Breed: Small Munsterlander. Type: Pointer. Breed: Vizsla. Type: Pointer. Breed: Weimaraner. Type: Pointer. Breed: Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. Type: Pointer.
The German Wirehaired Pointer's ancestor is the Pudelpointer, a crossbreed of the Pointer and the old German Pudel. Other breeds used to create the German Wirehaired Pointer include the Polish Water Dog, the German Shorthaired Pointer, the Stichelhaar, and the Griffon.