English Setter


The English Setter is a pointer dog that originated in Great Britain. The breed was primarily used to hunt birds.
English Setter

Appearance & Grooming

The English Setter is a medium-sized dog with balanced body. The breed has a soft hair in blue, belton, lemon, orange, tan, and liver (reddish-brown). The English Setter sheds regularly and requires brushing three times per week.

Behavior & Disposition

The English Setter is loving, loyal, active, gentle, and friendly. They get along well with children and other dogs.

Activity Level

The English Setter has a high activity level and it is easy for the breed to become overweight. The breed tends to crave human food, so it is recommended to avoid leaving human food around the English Setter.


The English Setter is a sensitive dog and it is easy to train this breed. However, compulsive training methods and punishments are not effective and may negatively affect relationships.

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