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.