Monday, January 25, 2016

The Irish Setter Dog

The Irish Setter dog is a very boisterous and loving dog. They love to be with their family. They are happy outdoors or indoors.

The Irish Setter dog will weight 50 to 75 pounds and be 24 to 28 inches tall. They are red in color and will go from chestnut to mahogany in color. They will sometimes have patches that are white.

The Irish Setter was developed by crossing the Irish Terrier, English Setter, Irish Water Spaniel and other breeds. They are great bird dogs. The Irish Setter is a very popular hunting and family dog.

Irish Setters get very attached to their family. They are good with strangers and other pets. They have a strong bark but are not food watchdogs.

The Irish Setter was bred for hunting. They love to go on long walks.

They do not like being left alone and will become very destructive. They need exercise and attention in large quantities.

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