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Irish Red Setter

Irish Red Setter
Irish Red Setter
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Key facts about the Irish Red Setter

  • Life expectancy : Between 12 and 14 years
  • Temperament : Affectionate, Playful, Hunter
  • Size : Medium
  • Type of coat : Long

FCI Group

FCI Group

Group 7 - Pointing Dogs

Section

Section 2 : British and Irish Pointers and Setters

Physical characteristics of the Irish Red Setter

Adult size

Female dog Between 22 and 24 in
Male dog Between 23 and 26 in

Weight

Female dog Between 40 and 51 lb
Male dog Between 44 and 55 lb

Temperament

Affectionate

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Playful

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Calm

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Intelligent

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Hunter

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Fearful / wary of strangers

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Independent

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Behaviour of the Irish Red Setter

Tolerates solitude

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Easy to train / obedience

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Barking

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Tendency to run away

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Destructive

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Greedy / Gluttony

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Guard dog

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First dog

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Lifestyle

Irish Red Setter in a flat

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Need for exercise / Sporty

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Travelling / easy to transport

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Compatibility

Irish Red Setter and cats

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Irish Red Setter and dogs

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Irish Red Setter and children

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Irish Red Setter and the elderly

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Grooming

Health of the Irish Red Setter

Strong / robust

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Withstand heat

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Withstand cold

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Tendency to put on weight

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