Irish Setter
Irish Red Setter

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Irish Setter
Irish Red Setter
Red Setter

Ireland, 1700s

Companion, setting, game retrieving

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

Weight & Height
60 to 70 pounds & 25 to 27 inches tall

Known Health Problems
This breed is prone to skin allergies, bloat , hip & elbow dysplasia, Eye Problems, Hypothyroidism, Osteosarcoma

Physical Description
Medium to large size, lean dog. They have a long, lean head, almond-shaped brown eyes, long drop ears and a black nose. The tail tapers to a point.

This breed is friendly and good with children. They make a good gundog & watchdog. They also do well with other pets.t


Living Conditions
Will do ok in apartment if sufficiently exercised daily

brush this breed daily

Need regular vigorous exercise on a daily basis

Coat Texture
Moderately long, flat coat has silky featherings on the ears, back of forelegs, thighs, tail, belly and chest.

Coat Colors


6-8 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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Irish Setter Breeders

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