Irish Setter Information

Irish SetterThe Irish Setter is known for sporting a gorgeous red coat and for its combination of athleticism, speed and grace. Bred for hunting, the Irish Setter is believed to have developed from an English Setter-Spaniel-Pointer-Gordon Setter mix in the 18th century. With this pedigree, the Irish Setter is very easy to train.

With a carefree, positive attitude, the Irish Setter makes friends with anyone they meet. They are exceptional with kids and other pets and love being part of a family. If you are looking for a great family dog, consider the Irish Setter!

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 2ft 1in - 2ft 3in     Weight: 60-70lbs
Lifespan: 12 - 14 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


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


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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