In a post a few months ago, I lamented about the experiences of having to put our dog, Cooper, down. In case you missed reading that literary masterpiece, you can read it here.
With a couple weeks of a quiet and still back yard, we decided to start the puppy-looking process. Since we are an active family, I requested we get a dog that can go run with us. My wife came to me after some research and suggested a breed.
The conversation went something like this:
Denise: "What do you think about getting a German Short-haired Pointer?"
Denise: "Yes, why?"
Rand: "I've been wanting a pointer for like 20 years."
Denise: "Oh, so, you're ok with that … "
I think they are great dogs, full of energy, good running partners, leisurely cycling partners and good for hunting, which rarely happens now, but good to have. And they are beautiful dogs and adorable puppies (see picture).