Homeland and time of occurrence: Great Britain, XIX century; height 61-69 cm, weight 25-30 kg
Description: The English Setter is an exceptionally friendly and good-natured dog, considered one of the oldest companion dogs. The body of the English setter is covered with wavy, long, slightly silky hair with curly undercoat. The most common colors are lemon white, pec-nocturnal white, black and white, tricolor. We also add that these dogs have drooping, folds ears, tightly pressed to the head.History of the breed: Modern British setters owe their appearance to Sir Edward Leyvrek (1800-1877), who developed his own breed line as a result of painstaking breeding, as well as R. Purcell Llewelyn (1840-1925), who took the Leyvrek breed so that its basis to bring a line of working setters. The ancestors of the current breed of English setters are considered to be Spaniels.
Games, entertainment, recreation: English setter – an animal that prefers an active lifestyle. Moreover, he needs it: the lack of physical exertion adversely affects the health of the dog
In this case, any active games will be appropriate; in addition, you can teach your pet to rush in pursuit of your bike. Such a great workout will definitely benefit.
English setter Attractive features: The grace and elegance of appearance, the calm and delicate disposition of the English setters have found love in the hearts of people. Of particular note is the amazing ability of these dogs to play with children.
English setters implicitly obey the commands of the owner and are distinguished by exceptional performance.
Health problems: There is a case of hip dysplasia. The genetically inherited tendency of English setters to blindness due to the pathology of retinal development deserves special mention. Sometimes there is an allergy to pollen, medicines, etc. Sometimes allergic manifestations are the result of experiments with diet
Features of the content: It is preferable to keep the English setters in a wide and enclosed space. In the absence of such, the duration of walks should be increased along with the amount of exercise.
Miscellaneous: The average life of an English setter is about 12 years.