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Irish Setter

Dog Irish Setter

The Irish Setter is a breed of hunting dog originating from Ireland. It is a medium-sized dog, with a height at the withers of 62 to 66 cm for males and 57 to 61 cm for females. It has an elongated body, with light bones and long, dense musculature. The average weight generally varies between 30 and 35 kg. Its coat is long, straight and silky, with a single-colored, bright red coat reminiscent of chestnuts.

The head is proportionate to the rest of the body, with a slightly domed skull. The muzzle is of medium length. The eyes are oval in shape, dark brown to hazel in color. The ears are set low, of medium size, and carried hanging down.

The Irish Setter is known for its friendly, kind and energetic personality. He is an extremely sociable dog who gets along well with children and other pets.

The Irish Setter is an excellent hunting dog. It is used for hunting hare, fox and waterfowl. It can also be used as a blood search dog.

The Irish Setter is a relatively easy dog to care for. Its long coat requires regular grooming. The Irish Setter is generally a robust breed. However, as with all breeds, health problems such as hip dysplasia may be present. Regular care, a balanced diet and visits to the veterinarian are important to maintain health. It has a life expectancy of 12 to 15 years.

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