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English Setter

English Setter

English Setters are beautiful bird dogs that have been charished by royalty and other dignitaries for hundreds of years. It is said that they are the friendliest of all the setter breeds. These dogs love being around people and make wonderful companions.

Illustration courtesy of the Swedish Kennel Club

Quick Facts


Height

Male: 25-27in

Female: 23-25in

Weight

Male: 65-80lb

Female: 45-55lb

Fun Fact

The English Setter’s speckled coat is referred as belton, named after the English town, Belton.

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About this Breed

The English Setter is an elegant bird dog and a loving companion. Setters have been around in England for over 400 years, but the modern English Setter was established in the 1800’s. They were bred to be a proficient bird dog that would easily identify game out in the field. English Setters require the exercise that comes with most hunting dogs, and their feathered coats require more than average grooming. These are loving dogs that make great family pets!

English Setters on Embark

Explore some Embark dogs that share English Setter ancestry.

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    David

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    Harley

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  • Skye

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    Harper

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    Riley

    Riley

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    Pokey

    Pokey

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  • Riker

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    Lacey

    Lacey

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    Freddie

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    Duke Rae

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Common Locations

  1. Greece
  2. California, United States
  3. Turkey
  4. Pennsylvania, United States
  5. Ontario, Canada
  6. England, United Kingdom
  7. Wisconsin, United States
  8. Michigan, United States
  9. Italy
  10. Indiana, United States

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