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- a short presentation text to find out more about this breed;
- this breed's characteristics on Dogzer;
- the standard capacity that dogs of this breed have;
- coats available for this breed;
- the best breeders of this breed;
- the best breedings for this breed;
- statistics about dogs of this breed;
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- discussions about this breed on the forums.
The comparison between the capacity of the best dogs of a certain breed and the breed's standard capacity allows you to measure its progress: the wider the gap, the more advanced this breed is in the game.
Some very wide progress gaps can exist between breeds, especially depending on the number of breeders who have dogs and breedings of this breed.
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Descendant of the Spanish Pointer,, the English Setter became known in Great Britain in the 14th century. This dog was used to hunt feathered game and is one of the oldest pointer dogs. To hunt birds, the English Setter is one of the most skilled hunting dogs.
It was in 1825 that Edward Laverack started breeding this dog breed. Purcell Llewellin, another breeder, continued his work and developed the breed. The English Setter dog breed was made and finished in Great Britain and overseas before 1900.
The English setter is very elegant and noble: it''s an excellent pointer dog. It''s body is of medium length. It has a muscular neck and a well-developed, deep chest. Flat and muscular legs. Its ears are low-set, long and silky, they are droopy and fold against the cheeks. Their hair is slightly wavy but not curly, its long and silky. Its medium length tail is low-set and follows the line of the back.
Females are around 24 inches tall, and males 25 inches. They weigh between 55 and 66 pounds, according to their sex.
Its head is long, thin and held high. The nose could be black or liver depending on the color of the coat. Its eyes are hazel or dark brown. There are various types of coats, often white with black or brown marks. Speckled or flecked coats are the most popular.
English Setters are affectionate and loving. They are gentle, docile dogs that get along well with children. It''s a dog that''s better suited for the countryside. In fact, they have a lot of energy to burn and need regular exercise. What''s more, their frank and elegant appearance indicates their speed and endurance.
The English Setter is also a very intelligent and sensitive dog. They need firm training but with a gentle hand and lots of patience. You should avoid criticizing them in case you hurt their feelings.
This is a rather stubborn dog that enjoys human company. They can''t stand being left alone for hours on end.
English Setters need regular brushing to maintain their grace and style. They live for around 13 years.
In the United States, they are the third most popular family pets.