Gordon Setter Information

Gordon SetterThe largest of the Setters, the Gordon weighs in at up to 80 pounds and stands 27 inches in the shoulder. The breed hails from Scotland and has a tough coat to withstand the tough climate. They’ve been used as hunting dogs for more than 200 years.

Bold and confident, the breed can be somewhat stubborn at times, but strong training and frequent exercise helps. At home they are sweet and affectionate with family members. Regular grooming is required to keep the dog’s long, black and tan coat from matting.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 11in - 2ft 3in     Weight: 45-80lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 12 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

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