Gordon Setter

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Gordon Setter

Great Britian, 1600s.
Created by the Duke of Gordon of scotland in the late eighteenth century

Companion, Gundog

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 13-14 years of age

Weight & Height
55 to 80 pounds & 22-26 inches tall

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia, Bloat, Eye Problems

Physical Description
Medium to large size, muscular dog that has a heavy, deep, chiseled head and a long muzzle. The eyes are dark brown and the nose is black. The ears are drop and are set low on the head. The tail is held horizontally.

This breed is loving, cheerful, active & brave. They are good with children and are easy to obedience train. The yare alert to strangers and will make a great guard dog.


Living Conditions
Will not do well in an apartment

Brush as needed to maintain the coats beauty

Walk or run at least 1 mile each day. This breed can become difficult to handle if it is not properly exercised and cared for

Coat Texture
Straight or wavy coat

Coat Colors

Black Tan

7-8 puppies are usually born per litter.

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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Gordon Setter Breeders

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