Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Irish Setter

Synonym(s): Irish Red Setter, Red Setter


General information

  • Originated in Ireland in 1700s.
  • Friendly gundog, active and boisterous. Can be difficult to train and requires a lot of active play and exercise.
  • Needs regular grooming.
  • Suits active family group that has experience in owning dogs.
  • Weights and heights are unofficial, no dimensions listed in the Kennel Club standard.

Biological Data

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