Irish Setter

What are the different types of setters?

English Setter Irish Red Setter Gordon Setter Irish Red and White Setter

Are Irish setters protective?

Many Irish setters compete in dog sports, and they do particularly well in obedience and hunt tests. Irish setters tend to be friendly and make good family dogs, but they can be a bit too big and rambunctious with small children.

Are Irish setters aggressive?

The vast majority of all Irish Setters are very friendly dogs that are not dog aggressive or highly protective of their property.

Are Irish setters smart?

Irish Setters are known for their intelligence, but they're also mischievous and independent. Training them requires much patience and consistency. This breed is slow to mature, so you'll have a full-grown dog with puppylike enthusiasm and activity levels for several years.

What dogs are Irish?

There are nine Native Dogs of Ireland, two Hounds – Irish Wolfhound and Kerry Beagle, three Gundogs – Irish Water Spaniel, Irish Red Setter and Irish Red & White Setter, four Terriers – Irish Terrier, Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier, Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, Kerry Blue Terrier.

What dogs are native to Ireland?

There are nine dog breeds with their origins in Ireland. Irish Glen of Imall Terrier. Irish Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier. Kerry Beagle. Kerry Blue Terrier. Irish Terrier. Irish Water Spaniel. Irish Wolfhound. Irish Setter.

What types of dogs point?

Gundogs are traditionally divided into three classes: retrievers, flushing dogs, and pointing breeds. The name pointer comes from the dog's instinct to point, by stopping and aiming its muzzle towards game. Breeds English Setter. Gordon Setter. Irish Red and White Setter. Irish Setter. English Pointer.

Are Irish setters prone to cancer?

Irish Setters are susceptible to several orthopedic diseases (especially hip dysplasia) that can cause pain and lameness. Quite a few Irish Setters are lost to cancer, especially bone cancer. About 20% of Irish Setters have thyroid disease.

How much do Irish Setters shed?

Irish Setters from show lines typically have more profuse coats that need much more extensive grooming than Irish Setters from field lines. Shedding. Irish Setters shed a lot, so be prepared for dog hair on your clothing and furniture, and regular vacuuming.

Are Irish setters loyal?

Irish Setters are loyal family dogs for those with active lifestyles. Though they are generally well-mannered dogs, Irish Setters are brimming with energy and are prone to leaping and jumping on guests.

Are Irish setters intelligent?

Irish Setters are known for their intelligence, but they're also mischievous and independent. Training them requires much patience and consistency.

Which dogs can swim?

Top 10 Swimming Dog Breeds Dogs that LOVE Water. It's often said that all dogs are born knowing how to swim— at least knowing how to do the so-called “dog paddle.” Standard Poodle. Newfoundland. Chesapeake Bay Retriever. English Setter. Irish Water Spaniel. Irish Setter. Portuguese Water Dog.

Do Irish setters still exist?

Lack of activity will lead to a bored, destructive, or even hyperactive dog. This is not a breed that can be left alone in the backyard for long periods of time, nor should they be. Irish Setters thrive on constant human companionship. Irish Setters respond swiftly to positive training and are highly intelligent.

Do Irish setters smell bad?

Lhasa Apso: And you know about this long coat dogs. Normally, they don't have a very bad smell but actually they are not cleaned well they will release a real bad smell from all over their body. 13. Irish setter: While it is not a breed that generally smells bad but do smell bad if not cared well.

Do Irish setters have webbed feet?

There are several dogs breeds with webbed feet because they were selectively bred to perform tasks in water. Dogs which have webbed feet, such a Newfoundland or a Field Spaniel, tend to be able to swim faster and do the job such as retrieving waterfowl, so much better.

Are Irish setters good running dogs?

Do not count on an Irish setter to guard the house, although he may alarm bark. Irish setters tend to be friendly and make good family dogs, but they can be a bit too big and rambunctious with small children.

Are Irish setters hard to train?

Irish Setters are intelligent dogs who are easy to train, although they require firmness and consistency to prevent them from taking advantage of you. Crate training is a must for your Irish Setter puppy. This breed is curious and will examine anything and everything with his mouth.

Are Irish doodles easy to train?

The trainability of the Irish doodle is unpredictable. The standard poodle is a happy-go-lucky and easily trainable dog. But the Irish setters are not always so, but would rather get bored easily. Those Irish doodles that take after their setter parents sometimes demand commitment and patience from their trainers.

How much do Irish setters cost?

You should budget anywhere from $1,400 upwards to $5,000 or even more for an Irish Setter with top breed lines and a superior pedigree. The average cost for all Irish Setters sold is $700.

Which bird dog is best?

If you count yourself amongst them, then you'll certainly want to take a look at our list of the 15 best dog breeds for hunting. Coonhound. English Setter. German Shorthaired Pointer. Golden Retriever. Irish Setter. Jack Russel Terrier. Labrador Retreiver. Weimaraner.