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Gordon Setter Breed Profile

Gordon Setter fact file

KC Group: gundog
Size: large
Good with children?: seek breeder advice
Exercise requirement: lots
Good guard dogs?: would bark
Moulting level: medium
Grooming: moderate
Jogging partner: yes

A gundog that can adapt to 'pet' life providing plenty of opportunity to run freely is given. They love people and are ideally suited to country life opposed to town.

Gordon Setter Character

More suited to country than town, the Setter loves free gallop and will take plenty of exercise to occupy its mind. Lovely family dogs, loves children and are relatively easy to obedience train. Likes to be with people and not left on their own for too long. Requires firm and consistent training, otherwise can be quite a handful

Gordon Setter Size

. Dogs should be 66cm, bitches 62cm. Weight for a dog 29.5kg, bitches 25.5kg.

Gordon Setter Health

Generally healthy, but Hip Dysplasia is known, also gastric torsion can occur, so take care feeding and exercising.

Gordon Setter Special Care

This is a racy gundog and unless given attention and exercise, can be incredibly boisterous in the home.

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.