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Irish Setter

Group Gundogs
AKC Group AKC Sporting Dogs
Temperament active, affectionate
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Large Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Moderate Grooming
Activeness Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Moderately Sociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Moderately Good Watch Dog
Training Difficult to train dogs breeds

Irish Setter Facts

First used for Retrieving game
Country of origins Ireland
Year of origin 1700s
Colors Chestnut
Height (min) 25 inches (64 cm)
Height (max) 27 inches (69 cm)
Weight (min) 60 lbs (27 kg)
Weight (max) 70 lbs (32 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 10 years
Life expectancy (max) 15 years