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English Setter

Size: Medium / Large

Weight: 50 - 70 lbs.

Height: 24" - 25"

Life Span: 12 - 14 years

Health Problems: Excellent health record. No known hereditary conditions.

Origin: Great Britain

Also Known As: No Nicknames.

Group: Sporting

Category: Companion Dog

Exercise Needs

The English Setter requires daily brisk exercise and room to roam.

Grooming Needs

Routine brushing and combing and occasional bathing is required for your English Setter.


The English Setter is gentle, friendly and obedient.

Compatibility with Kids

Excellent with children.


English Setters evolved from Spaniels and were developed as its own breed by Edward Laverack in the 1800s.