Irish Setter
Irish Setter
Size
Large
Height
Males – at least 27 inches at the withersFemales – at least 25 inches at the withers
Weight
Males – at least 70 poundsFemales – at least 60 pounds
Coat
Medium/Long
Color
Mahogany or rich chestnut red
Energy
High
Activities
Agility, Field Trail, Hunting Tests, Obedience, Rally Obedience

An aristocratic bird dog known for his style, powerful movement and clown-like personality, the Irish Setter became popular in the 18th century throughout Ireland and the British Isles. This merry, friendly breed has a stable, outgoing temperament, making him a great family companion. The Irish Setter requires regular exercise, and his long, glossy, red coat must be groomed regularly.

Did you know?

The famed “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan’s first pet was an Irish Setter named “Saluki.”

Training Irish Setters

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