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Gordon Setter

Prized by Scottish hunters for his strength and stamina, the Gordon Setter is a dependable, eager-to-work hunter. With an easygoing temperament, he also is an excellent family companion. The heaviest of the three setter breeds and the only one with a black-and-tan coat, the Gordon Setter requires vigorous daily exercise. His slightly wavy coat needs regular grooming.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living if adequately exercised
Did you know?
A favourite of Duke Alexander the 4th of Gordon, the Gordon Setter was popular in Scotland in the late 1700s, when the breed was known as the black & tan setter. Although not as fast in the field as other sporting breeds, the Gordon Setter is known for his pointing accuracy.
Also Known As:
Irish Setter, English Setter
Gordon Setter
  • Size Large
  • Height Males – 60 to 68 centimetres at the shoulders, Females – 58 to 66 centimetres
  • Weight Males – 24 to 36 kilograms
    Females – 20 to 31 kilograms
  • Coat Medium
  • Energy Medium
  • Colour Black with tan markings
  • Activities Hunting, Tracking, Field Trials, Agility, Obedience, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both