English Setter

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – at least 25 inches at the withers
    Females – at least 24 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    55 to 65 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Orange belton, blue belton (white with black markings), tricolor (blue belton with tan on muzzle over the eyes and on the legs), lemon belton, or liver belton
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Agility, Field Trials, Hunting Tests, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor


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 Setter’s beautiful, feathered coat requires regular maintenance.

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