Information about Irish Setter

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Irish Setter

The Irish Setter, is a setter, a breed of gundog and family dog. The term Irish Setter is commonly used to encompass the show-bred dog recognized by the American Kennel Club as well as the field-bred Red Setter recognised by the Field Dog Stud Book.

  • Hypoallergenic: No
  • Life span: 12 to 15 years
  • Temperament: Playful, Affectionate, Independent, Lively, Energetic, Companionable
  • Height: Female: 22–24 inches (55–62 cm), Male: 23–26 inches (58–67 cm)
  • Weight: Female: 52.9–63.9 lbs (24–29 kg), Male: 59.5–70.5 lbs (27–32 kg)
  • Colors: Red, Chestnut, Mahogany