Dog Breeds - Gordon Setter

A member of the Setter family, the Gordon Setter is a large gundog originally bred to hunt game birds. Gordon Setters are generally good with families and loyal to their owners.

The Gordon Setter is a little bigger and heavier than the English and Irish setters, it is a predominantly black dog with rich tan marking on the muzzle, legs and chest. previously known as "black and tan setters" the Kennel Club in 1924 gave the current name to the breed.

  • Group: Gundog
  • Size: Large
  • Exercise: Considerable
  • Grooming: Moderate
  • Lifespan: 9 - 15 years

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Gordon Setter Dogs