Irish Setter

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – at least 27 inches at the withers
    Females – at least 25 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    Males – at least 70 pounds
    Females – at least 60 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Mahogany or rich chestnut red
  • Energy

  • Activities

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


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.

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