English Setter

Breed: English Setter

Family: Stop Dog

Nationality: Great Britain

Weight (kg): 25 - 30
Size (cm): 61 - 69
Hair type: long hair

Color standards: Lemon and white, black and white, liver and white and tricolor

Origin and History: The former setting spaniel is likely ancestor of this breed created by Edward Laverack, who began a breeding program in 1825.

Personality: Quiet and sensitive, wonderfully sweet with children. Excellent game reporter, capable of prolonged physical activity, needs a lot of exercise.

Known health problem: In dogs with a predominantly white coat, skin reactions are common. Tendency to blindness caused by deformation of the retina.

Note: The term Setter comes from the way dogs sit down after raising game.