The Large Münsterländer can be instantly distinguished from its smaller relative by its distinctive coloration, which is a striking combination of black and white, rather than liver and white. The larger breed should also have ticking or roaning in the white.
History of Large Münsterländer
Originally, the German Long-haired Pointer Club accepted only liver-and-white dogs for registration, and so black-and-white pups were often simply given away. It was from these that the Large Münsterländer evolved.
The first breed club for this dog was formed in 1919.
Other Names of Large Münsterländer: Grosser Miinsterlander Vorstehhund.
Identification keys of Large Münsterländer
ark brown, mediumsized eyes
well-formed black nose
strong, muscular neck
broad round-tipped ears, fying flat on the sides
broad, slightly rounded head
solid back, sloping slightly downwards
tail is in line with back, tapering to the tip
wide chest with good depth
strong, black nails
dense hair between toes
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