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The HPR Club is the founder of the versatile gundog movement in South Africa and was started some 31 years ago by a group of enthusiasts wishing to develop and improve the natural abilities of the versatile breeds that hunt, point and retrieve. Since then our club has grown to the largest gundog club in South Africa.
 

Our club  subscribes to international gundog       working  standards       through  our association      and membership of the

Weltverband Deutsch       Kurzhaar,

National Field Trial        Association,

Kennel Union of South Africa

 and through the last-named organization, the

World Dog Association        (FCI). 

 

 

Looking for a Puppy

If you are looking for a puppy from working parents, put your name on our Club's national waiting list. We only recommend pups whose parents have passed the tests and proven themselves as working hunting dogs. Email us at hpr.club@mweb.co.za or phone 0842020184.

 

 


 

 








 

 

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Hot News
 

PROGRAMME 2020

AGM and TRAINING CLASS 15 March

2nd TRAINING CLASS 29 March

3rd TRAINING CLASS 5 April

4th TRAINING CLASS 19 April

PUPPY STAKES 19 April

NATURAL ABILITY TEST 19 April

FIELD TRIALS, DERBY AND MAIDEN STAKES. 18-19 June

FIELD TRIALS, OPEN STAKE. 20 -21 June

FIELD TRIALS, DERBY AND MAIDEN STAKES. 13-14 August

FIELD TRIALS, OPEN STAKE. 15-16 August

PUPPY TRAINING 6 September

PUPPY STAKES 4 October

NATURAL ABILITY TEST 4 October

NEWCOMER TRAINING DAY 1 November

FUN DAY AND YEAR-END FUNCTION 14 November.


A must-have book for every GSP owner

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This must-have book is a 355-page comprehensive guide to the German Shorthaired Pointer in South Africa based on 30 years of experience by the top experts in the country. 

This book is a comprehensive account of the history, achievements, utilization, records, and upkeep of the versatile gundog and in particular the German Short Haired Pointer in South Africa. The book contains advice and tips from the top versatile gundog trainers in the country.

Illustrations by the renowned artists' John Lizamore and Penny Meakin enhance the value of the book. It also contains information on all gamebirds suitable for the versatile gundog together with advice on identifying and outwitting the gamebirds. Chapters on training, breeding, health, and snakes complete the picture. We hope, through our remarkable dogs and this book, to promote responsible gundog ownership, to promote conservation of our unique natural resources and to preserve the time-honored sport of field trialing. The book is available at R400 for club members and R600 for non-members. Email the Club for more info.

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WE ARE DEDICATED TO PROMOTING AND IMPROVING THE STANDARD OF WORKING GERMAN SHORT-HAIRED POINTERS AND OTHER VERSATILE GUNDOGS FOR SOUTH AFRICAN CONDITIONS...!

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By upholding international standards for our dogs and testing against an official standard, the club's national waiting list remains one of the first choices for locating top quality hunting dogs. 

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We strive  to breed the perfect hunting companion  that is equally at home hunting:


 

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Partridges on the open plains of the Highveld.



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Or Coqui Partridges in the Bushveld

 

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Or retrieving Pigeons 
 

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Or retrieving Ducks in freezing water






 

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Or tracking game

















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