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English Setter

An elegant, graceful gundog, the English Setter developed in England more than 400 years ago. This affectionate, friendly, gentle breed excels as a family companion. Athletic and energetic, the English Setter requires vigorous daily exercise. He loves his family and is not happy when isolated in a yard or kennel for long periods. The English Setter’s beautiful, feathered coat requires regular maintenance.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Suitable for apartment living
  • Not hypoallergenic
Did you know?
Although many people believe English, Gordon and Irish setters are representatives of different colours or varieties of the same breed, they are three separate breeds.
Also Known As:
Llewellin (or Llewellyn)
English Setter
  • Size Medium
  • Height Males – at least 63 centimetres at the withers
    Females – at least 60 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight 25 to 30 kilograms
  • Coat Long
  • Energy High
  • Colour Orange belton, blue belton (white with black markings), tricolour (blue belton with tan on muzzle over the eyes and on the legs), lemon belton, or liver belton
  • Activities Agility, Field Trials, Hunting Tests, Obedience, Rally Obedience
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both