ENGLISH SETTER Dogs
Bred by the English nobility as a hunting dog, it is one of the most ancient breeds of this group, since it comes from the XIV century. Nowadays, it is mostly a company dog, but it hasn't forgotten its origins and feels very happy outdoors.
GENERAL Dog DESCRIPTION
Elegant, active and playful, keeps its puppy joviality until a very old age. It requires a lot of time because it needs a lot of exercise and a good daily brushing, besides not being able to cope with the loneliness but it's sweet, affectionate and family life loving character make it a good company dog.
PHYSICAL ASPECT of Dog
Long, silky and slightly curly hair, of a uniform or dotted color in black and white, white and orange, lemon and white, liver and white or tricolor (spotted blue and fire or spotted liver and fire). The eyes can be from hazel to dark brown. The ears, placed low, velvety on the tip, should hang over their cheeks. The tail should be slightly curved, but not turned upwards. Feet with curved fingers and good pads. Short and straight back. Rounded thoraxes box with much arched ribs.
PRACTICAL DATA of Dogs
- LIFE EXPECTANCY: 12 years.
- PHYSICAL EXERCISE: Enough.
- MAINTENANCE: Considerable.
- LEVEL OF NOISE: Noisy.
- HEALTH PROBLEMS: Hip dysphasia; some skin problems.
- HEIGHT: 61 – 68 cm.
BREED RECOGNIZED BY THE CANINE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION (CIF)