Irish Setter


The Irish Setter is a hunting and family dog that originated in Ireland. They were originally used to hunt wild game.
Irish Setter

Appearance & Grooming

The Irish Setter is a large dog. They have a smooth and glossy coat in mahogany and red. The Irish Setter sheds seasonally and requires brushing three times per week when shedding.

Behavior & Disposition

The Irish Setter is independent, affectionate, active, and playful. They tend to play well with children, puppies, and other dogs.

Activity Level

The Irish Setter has a high activity level. It is recommended to feed them with a high-quality dog food, especially as they age.


The Irish Setter is known for its great agility. Positive reinforcement is an effective way to train this breed. Early socializing and training is recommended.

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