This breed was started to point game birds in England hundreds of years ago. This breed belongs to the setter family which includes Irish Setters, White Setters and Gordon Setters. They belong to a family known as gun dogs. The setters are known as a gentle breed of dogs, they are also quite affectionate, yet can be mischievous as well.
Associated Country: England
Weight: 50-80 pounds.
Height: 25 inches average
Coat: Flat without curl or wooliness, beautifully feathered.
Life Expectancy: 10-14 years