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 American 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.

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.

  • David

    David

    Purebred

    Harley

    Harley

    Purebred

    Leo

    Leo

    Purebred

    Riker

    Riker

    Purebred

  • Tesla

    Tesla

    Purebred

    Decca

    Decca

    Purebred

    Aspen

    Aspen

    Purebred

    Geneva

    Geneva

    Purebred

  • Sansa

    Sansa

    Purebred

    Oakley

    Oakley

    Purebred

    Reese

    Reese

    Purebred

    Tyrion

    Tyrion

    Purebred

Favorite Names

For Males

  1. Barley
  2. Baxter
  3. Bibo
  4. Chance
  5. Charlie
  6. Chesterfield
  7. Ch. Heathrow's Heartbreaker
  8. CHOCOLATES LITTER: HEATH
  9. CHOCOLATES LITTER: MARS
  10. Ace

For Females

  1. Bailey
  2. Blu’Stars Sunset Gunz & Roses of Talisman
  3. Bonny
  4. Ch. Heathrow's I Am Your Hurricane
  5. Ch. Latin Lover High Hopes
  6. CHOCOLATES LITTER: BABY RUTH
  7. CHOCOLATES LITTER: DOVE
  8. CHOCOLATES LITTER: KITKAT
  9. CHOCOLATES LITTER: REESE
  10. Aspen

Common Locations

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

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