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Breed Group: Sporting
Irish Setter

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The Irish Setter is a very high energy and intelligent breed; this dog is full of life. Can be somewhat high strung, but are sensitive as well. A very loveable breed that enjoys being around people. Jolly, giddy, and stubborn are used to describe this beautiful breed. Will surely be a joy to own.
Very lively, energetic, and impulsive. The Irish Setter loves to run. This breed should always be kept on a lead when outdoors as they have the tendency to run off and can be difficult to catch. Requires firm and consistent training.

Does your Irish Setter bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
The Irish Setter is affectionate, loving, and sensitive, this breed is not recommended for the average home. Being very active, they can become somewhat destructive if left alone for long periods. This breed requires entertainment if they are to be well mannered and respectful.
An average shedding breed, daily brushing or combing is required to keep the coat flat and free of mats or tangles. Bathing only when necessary, this is a rather clean breed and does not require much coat maintenance.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
A silky and feathered coat, this breed has a medium length coat. Acceptable colors for this breed are mahogany or rich chestnut red. Black is a disqualification. Minimal white allowed.
Firm handling is a must with this stubborn and free spirited breed. May be difficult to train, but consistency and exercise will ensure a happy life with your Irish Setter. Does well in hunting activities and water retrieving. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Irish Setter puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
The Irish Setter requires regular exercise. Three walks per day are recommended as this dog has the tendency to become restless. This breed is not for apartment life and does best with a medium to large sized yard, or great for the country environment. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Mle: 70; Female: 60 lbs
Male: 27; Female: 25 inches
mahogany or rich chestnut red
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Reflets Rouges
Member Since: July 2006
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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Our dogs are all from a selective Irish Setters Breeding in a family environment * Puppy raised in ideal conditions in order to optimise physical and psychological development * Registered and healthy puppies, insured quality * Certified breeder from Cyno-Professionnel of Canada

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I am looking to find a pup to train for upland bird hunting and have heard the Irish Setter is the best to hunt. What are the pros and cons and other possible breeds please?

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The reason why there are so many dogs in the hound group is because there are many different hunting styles. The main thing to do is to find out your hunting style and which breed of dog would work best for that. The Irish Setter, for example, is a very loyal hunting dog and works well once it knows what its job is, but they are known to be difficult to train. They can get distracted easily as young adults and need a firm, but a gentle owner to work with the dog. The best thing to do is to find a breeder close to you that hunts with their dogs and go with him/her on a hunt to see how the dogs work.

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Are Irish setters good with kids?



Irish Setters make excellent family dogs they are extremely good with children, although I would always suggest parental guidance for the safety of the child and the puppy. Children who have never been exposed to puppies can injure the little one by accident because they are not aggressive.


Irish Setter's are very energetic, but they are awesome with kids. The dog was great for all of my family!

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How much sleep does an 8-week old Irish Setter need?

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When your pup is tired and lays down to sleep, do as the old sayin' says. "Let sleeping dogs lie."

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Are male or female Irish setters more cuddly?



My male Irish setter loves to be on my lap and his head on my shoulder. They are very lovable.


I have had female Irish Setters since 1970. The females cuddle big time and are easier to train.

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How large should a yard be for an Irish Setter?

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The larger the better. These dogs live to run.

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Updated: 7/6/2015