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English Setter

English Setter
  • Size Medium
  • Height Males at least 63 centimetres at the withers
    Females at least 60 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight 25 to 30 kilograms
  • Coat Long
  • Energy High
  • Colour Orange belton, blue belton (white with black markings), tricolour (blue belton with tan on muzzle over the eyes and on the legs), lemon belton, or liver belton
  • Activities Agility, Field Trials, Hunting Tests, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both
An elegant, graceful gundog, the English Setter developed in England more than 400 years ago. This affectionate, friendly, gentle breed excels as a family companion. Athletic and energetic, the English Setter requires vigorous daily exercise. He loves his family and is not happy when isolated in a yard or kennel for long periods. The English Setters beautiful, feathered coat requires regular maintenance.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Suitable for apartment living
  • Not hypoallergenic
Did you know?
Although many people believe English, Gordon and Irish setters are representatives of different colours or varieties of the same breed, they are three separate breeds.