Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Activity Level: high
  • Grooming Level: moderate
  • Trainability: moderate
  • Adaptability: moderate
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: often
  • Average Size: Medium
  • Average Lifespan: 11-15 years
  • Prey Drive: low
  • Watchdog: very alert
  • Registered?: aca, akc
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English Setter Breed Profile

Activity Level

Shoulder height: 23 – 27 inches. Weight: 40 – 80 pounds.

Their coat is short straight, and medium in length. Their coat colors are white with overlay markings in the following colors: Orange, Blue, Liver, Lemon, Tricolor.

English Setters are energetic, responsive, intelligent and friendly. They are very loving and excellent with children and other pets.

Daily brushing is required with extra grooming needed when they shed.

English Setters are moderately easy to train. This breed was bred to track and hunt small animals.

They are a highly active breed that requires vigorous exercise.