Pudelpointer is a breed of dog, developed in Germany in the 19th century for use in hunting. The dog, which somewhat resembles a German wirehaired pointer, stands about 61 cm (about 24 in) at the shoulder and weighs about 27 kg (about 60 lb). It has a thick, wiry outer coat and a softer inner coat, with bushy growths on the forehead and chin. The color is usually brownish. The Pudelpointer ears hang and the tail is docked to a length of about 18 cm (about 7 in).