English Setter adult in black and white

English Setter

English Setters are peak performance dogs.

About the English Setter

English Setters are medium-sized, elegant dogs, which has helped the breed win over admirers across the world. These family dogs are mild-mannered, loving and sociable.

Active and highly skilled hunters, they are exceptionally friendly dogs with a very gentle character. They will be happy to take part in almost any physical activity, from long walks to endurance and agility.

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

Breed specifics

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United Kingdom
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FCI Group 7, AKC Sporting Group
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Medium
Avg life expectancy
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Lively / Friendly / Loving

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  • Needs a lot of training
  • Requires outdoor space
  • Requires a lot of grooming