High Island German Wirehaired Pointers - Minnesota German Wirehaired Pointer Breeders

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About High Island German Wirehaired Pointers
For more than†32 years I have been involved in this particular breed.† I have intentionally kept the foot hunting family in mind and breed specifically for: Temperment, Cooperation, Coat, Biddability, Natural Ability. I am a hunter and seek to produce pups/dogs that are excellent in the field and home and offer all that I sell a 2 yr. health guarantee as well as registration papers. My lines feature some of the greatest foundation dogs within the breed including but not limited to the following:† NAFC DC AFC Jay-Mar's Cina's Runaway Train, CH RLB's Maddie Mae, NFC DC Sure Shot's Hot Rocks, CH Backwoods Mo Kick, NFC NAFC DC AFC Cascade Ike, and many more. I produce no more than 1-2 litters/year and I am able to provide many references to those that want them.† I pride myself on my facilities - safe, clean and abundant space for all the pups/dogs. All inquiries are welcomed and calls returned. Shipping available at new owner's expense and subject to restrictions as imposed by selected carrier. All the Best, John
Hunting Dog Breeds Raised
German Wirehaired Pointer
Breeder Contact Info
John Scheer
P.O. BOX 365
Arlington, Minnesota 55307
Breeding quality gun dogs for over 33 years.
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Submitted by: Travis Simon family on Mar 03, 2019
We bought Lexi in January. This is our 2nd dog from John. We are very happy so far. She is great with our young kids and is very intelligent. We are excited to get her out hunting this Fall. Our last one had a great nose on her.
We would highly recommend Johnís dogs and plan to get our next one from him in years to come.
Submitted by: Mike Burr on Nov 08, 2017
Submitted by: David Doehling on Oct 10, 2017
We have two of his dogs. The first is four years old and the second is 10 months old. Both are excellent hunters that just keep going. They are really good with the kids and family. When with family they are very loving and calm. We would recommend them to anyone as first class hunting Dogs and family pets.
Submitted by: Gene Miller on May 10, 2017
I am an avid bird hunter. I purchased my first German Wired Hair from John Scheer. I just recently bought my third wired hair from him. I have been very happy with the quality of these pointers. They are great hunters, quick learners, and great noses. It was fun receiving the weekly video's from John, watching their progress from just being born to feisty little pups. Am looking forward to working with our third pup.
Submitted by: Mark & Katie Rudolph on Mar 07, 2016
We purchased our first Wirehair from John over 11 years ago. Jaeger has been the best hunting partner my husband has ever had! His temperament is top notch, eager to please, hard working and all around great family member. We've never had health issues and at 11 he's still an amazing hunter. For this reason we just bought another from John in January, Magnus has been a fast learner.... With Jaeger's help, we are excited to see him grow into an equally great hunter. John is the BEST!!!! My favorite part of the whole process was the weekly videos of the puppies! We couldn't be more pleased!
Submitted by: Bob Kettner on Oct 15, 2015
Ike is only nine weeks old, but I'm impressed with his agility and responsiveness already, during daily walks in the woods. We flushed a Partridge one day and his nose immediately went to work. (Ike is my second GWP...just lost Otter at 16!)
John Scheer and his family run a top-notch kennel. I've visited several kennels, and his is the best, by far!!
Submitted by: Mark Lancaster on Aug 11, 2015
I purchased a male dog Feb 2014. My family has had GWPs since 1970. I couldn't be happier with my selection of High Island dog. Good coat, nice movement in the field. Good prey drive. Retrieves. Biddable. Just a fun dog to be around.
Scored 110/112 in NAVHDA Natural ability test.
Great dog Great kennel.
Submitted by: Jeb Hettich on May 17, 2015
Just an update from my original post about Gus, he is now 15 months old and we ran him in the NAVHDA natural ability test in Milaca,MN...he scored a prize 1 with 112/112 points perfect score. The judges absolutely loved him and could not say enough about his coat and how great of a looking dog he is. He found and retrieved more birds than any dog in the field! I could not be more happy with this breed and this bloodline.
Submitted by: Colleen SOLSTAD on Apr 11, 2015
We bought our puppy in October. This dog is the best . She is a great hunter and she's only seven months. Must be the sweetest dog we have ever owned. We love her and would highly recommend buying from any litter here.
Submitted by: Jeb Hettich on Dec 27, 2014
I bought Gus at 6 weeks out of the Ruger line and could not ask for a better hunting companion. He finds, points, and retrieves pheasants. Out standing waterfowl abilities as well, nose is spot on, easy to train, high intelligence. My dad purchased a female out of the steamer line, after seeing how hard Gus hunts. She is still a pup, but she is highly intelligent, observant, and wants to please the master. John could not be any better to work with. He is true to his word and any problems if any..he will address immediately. Highly recommend High Island Kennels, will purchase future dogs. Thanks John!
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