Gordon Setter

Gordon Setters are intelligent, able and dignified dogs that are bold, sociable, gentle-natured and calm.

About the Gordon Setter

This breed is a real field hunter. Handsome, calm and intelligent dogs with a thoughtful expression and even temper, Gordon Setters are extremely loyal to their families.

Given the breed’s hunting background, the Gordon requires a lot of exercise and is never happier than when playing fetch or learning new tricks.

Source: key facts and characteristics sourced from Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)

Breed specifics

United Kingdom
Size category
Avg life expectancy
10–12 years

Intelligent / Confident / Loving / Even-tempered

Key facts

  • Requires a lot of grooming
  • Needs little training
  • Needs a lot of physical and mental exercise
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