The Irish Setter, is a setter, a breed of gundog and family dog.
One of the most distinctive Sporting breeds, the mahogany red Irish Setter is an active, aristocratic bird dog.
Originally bred to be red and white, the solid red color appeared in Ireland the 19th century and became a mark of quality and superior sporting ability.
Over two feet tall at the shoulder, the Irish is known for his style, powerful movement and clown-like personality.
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.
Life span: 12 to 15 years.
Temperament: Independent, Lively, Affectionate, Playful, Companionable, Energetic.
Height: Female: 55 to 62 cm, Male: 58 to 67 cm
Colors: Red, Mahogany, Chestnut.
Weight: Female: 24 to 29 kg, Male: 27 to 32 kg