Irish Setter dog breed

Irish Setter descriptions

Irish Setter are hunting dogs. Setters are bird dogs and is widely used as hunting dogs. They are used for hunting where they assist in locating prey, as well as bringing prey back to the hunter.

This dog breed are characterized by high intelligence compared to many other breeds. Mental exercise should therefore be included in the daily activities.

Irish Setters sheds, but less than many other breeds. Daily grooming contributes to the dog's well-being.

The irish setter dog should be a pleasure to to train , but individual differences in the breed is expected. The breed dog are often focused in what it is doing, and easy to deal with. Energy and energy is synonymous with this dog breed , and they will always be with you for a walk in fresh air. The breed dog have a great need for training, it will be best if the person responsible for the dog are active as well.

The breed appears to be fairly loving, and rarely show aggressive behavior above unfamiliar people. They are usually loving with other dogs. The breed dog is considered as one of the more kid-friendly dog breeds, but do not forget: No dogs should never leave small children alone with dogs, regardless of breed or size. Children-friendly dogs may be a myth more than anything else, all dogs are different! Although this dog breed can be gentle, one should never forget that they are animals after all.

This is a robust dog that can tolerate cold and low temperatures nice and thrive winter and summer. If you are looking for breeds that enjoys fun activities and games, you can add this one to your list. The irish setter are know for their wanderlust and should be kept in a leash.

Irish setter physical features: A irish setter is a midsize breed, longhaired, with a slim body shape, hanging ears, relatively long legs, short hanging tail, and affectionate eyes.

Diseases: The health problems for irish setters is not specific to the breed and can vary between individuals. Health problems that may occur are comprised of hip dysplasia, PRA, Skin problems, bloat, epilepsy, heart disease, hypothyroidism, different illnesses in canines and other diseases and health problems.

Even more about irish setter: The irish setter comes from Ireland. Life expectancy will vary, but anything from 11 to 15 years is possible. The breed dog is a relatively popular and there is still someone who advertises puppies for sale. Irish Setters were initially bred for game retrieving, setting. Other names for the the breed dog irish red setter.

Irish Setter classification: American Kennel Club places the breed dog in the group «sporting dogs». United Kennel Club files the breed dog in the category «gun dog». Irish Setter has been included in FCI in their dog breed database as #120 in section «British and Irish setters and pointers» (7.2) in the group «pointing dogs» (registered 2001-03-13). Also recognized by the Canadian Kennel as «sporting dogs».

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