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At A Glance


Size: Medium

Weight: 35 - 65 lbs.

Height: 20" - 22"

Life Span: 14 - 15 years

Llewellin Setter

Also know as: No Nicknames.

Group: Sporting

Origin: England (1800s)

Today's Role: Companion Dog, Hunting

History and Facts: The Llewellin Setter was developed from a specific bloodline of English Setters dating back to the 1500s. Breeder Purcell Llewellin developed the Llewellin Setter as it is known today in the 1800s.

Temperament / Behavior
The Llewellin Setter is intelligent, mellow, willing and eager-to-please. This breed is devoted to its family, but is happiest when in the field hunting and retrieving. This breed is adaptable to house living.

Breed-Related Health Concerns
Hip dysplasia; elbow dysplasia; eye problems; hypothyroidism; allergies; deafness

Special Needs
Exercise: Due to its hunting nature, the Llewellin Setter requires regular exercise including walks, jogs and play sessions.

Grooming: No special grooming requirements.

 

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