Gordon Setter Puppies and Dogs

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Fast Facts & Guide to Gordon Setter Puppies and Dogs

Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Gordon Setter Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Gordon Setter.

Gordon Setter Guide and Fact File

Height: Male 24-27 inches / Female 23-26 inches

Weight: Male 25-36 kg / Female 20-32 kg

Size of Dog: The Gordon Setter is a large sized dog

Breed Type and Dog Group: Setter belonging to the Sporting Group of Dogs

Country of Origin of the Breed: The Gordon Setter originated in Scotland, Great Britain

Exercise Needs: The exercise needs of the Gordon Setter are high

Coat Type: The Gordon Setter coat is black and tan, soft and shining, straight or slightly curly

Shedding hairs: The Gordon Setter is an average shedder

Grooming needs: The grooming needs for the Gordon Setter are moderate

Training a Gordon Setter (Trainability): The Gordon Setter is fairly easily trainable


Other Names of Gordon Setter: There are no other names given to the Gordon Setter

Gordon Setter Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 10 - 12 years

Number of puppies per litter: The average litter size for the Gordon Setter is 7 to 9 puppies

Temperament / Behaviour: Bright, Alert, Active, Faithful, Affectionate, Dedicated

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Gordon Setter puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Gordon Setter dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of Gordon Setter Puppies and Dogs

Gordon Setter puppies and dogs are sweet natured and extremely loyal towards their owners. This is a powerful and strong breed that has high levels of stamina and endurance. It isn't one of the fastest breeds out there, however, it continues well at its own pace. The Gordon Setter was originally bred in Scotland as a personal bird dog. It was a very successful gundog as it was willing, enthusiastic and very trainable. Training this breed of puppy and dog is essential as with any breed, however, it learns very easily and adapts well to family life. This breed can sometimes come across as being a little stubborn as it doesn't always tend to carry out the commands of its owner. This is a sociable breed of puppy and dog with the people that it knows, but it can be a little more reserved around unfamiliar people, therefore, it is important to socialize this breed from a young puppy so that it can interact with others when it becomes an adult dog.

Choosing Gordon Setter Puppies and Dogs as Pets

Gordon Setter puppies grow into large sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Gordon Setter puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder. Please see the Health Issues link for further information about the health of the Gordon Setter. This is a very energetic and active breed of puppy and dog that must be provided with lots of daily exercise and activity. This is essential and should always form part of their daily routine as it's necessary for both their physical and mental well-being. The Gordon Setter shouldn't be overfed as this can effect its health and cause gastric torsion (bloating), instead, owners must stick to strict feeding times and a well-balanced diet as well as reasonable sized food portions. The Gordon Setter has a beautiful, shiny black and tan coat that should be brushed once or twice per week to help keep it maintained.

Gordon Setter Puppies and Dogs

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