The cross between the setter and the pointer is so called, and often proves to be a hardy, useful dog, displaying the excellencies of both parents; but, although individual specimens turn out all that their owners wish, the cross is not a desirable one, resulting in the first generation in produce of the most varied types, nor can it be continued with advantages or any certainty.

It has therefore followed that these are but seldom bred now, and they never find a place at any of our shows.