The German Shorthaired Pointer Club of Eastern Iowa is a group of breeders and fanciers of German Shorthaired Pointers and other pointing breeds. We are a member club of the German Shorthaired Club of America which is associated with the American Kennel Club.
While we are a diverse group, we have one common link, our dogs. Most of us acquired our dogs for upland hunting, but some of us were just looking for a family pet. To promote our breed and showcase our dogs hunting abilities, the club hosts several field trials and hunt tests in the Spring and Fall.
Those of us that breed shorthairs, do so out of love for the breed and strive to improve the breed towards the ideal versatile hunting dog. Those of us that compete with our dogs, do so because we are proud of them and want to show off their abilities and level of training.