Irish Red and White Setter
Irish Red and White Setter
Size
Large
Height
24.5 to 26 inches for males, 22.5 to 24 inches for females
Weight
50 to 75 pounds
Coat
Medium/Long - Feathered
Color
Mahogany or rich chestnut red
Energy
Active
Activities
Hunting, tracking, retrieving, agility, obedience, conformation

This strong, intelligent dog is not just a different colored version of the Irish Setter, but a distinct breed. The Irish Red and White Setter’s keen nose and ability to handle a variety of terrain and weather conditions make him an excellent hunter. Known for his endurance in the field, the high-energy Irish Red and White Setter needs ample exercise. Having a calm, friendly temperament, this breed is a good family companion. Weekly brushing is recommended along with routinely checking for burrs and matting in his feathered coat.

Did you know?

The Irish Red and White Setter, which dates back to the 17th century, is believed to be older than the Irish Setter.

Training the Red and White Setter

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