The Irish Setter is a setter, a breed of gundog, and a family dog. The term Irish Setter is commonly used to encompass the show-bred dog recognized by the American Kennel Club
False pregnancies and uterine inertia are common.
Affectionate, Energetic, Lively, Independent, Playful, Companionable
Irish Setters have high energy levels and require plenty of exercise ideally over 2 hours per day.
Despite its red coat, the Irish setter hails from the Emerald Isle. This dog breed was developed in Ireland to assist bird hunters before the advent of firearms.
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