English setter


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English setter

a medium-weight, tall, lean, deep-chested dog with a long, silky coat that is most profuse under the neck, trunk, tail and behind the legs. The coat is basically white with black, liver, lemon or orange spots and flecks. The breed is predisposed to neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis (juvenile amaurotic familial idiocy), entropion and progressive retinal atrophy.
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He trained and bred the English setter Magic's Rocky Belleboa who won multiple championships on grouse and woodcock, and the Seminatore English Setter National Cover Dog of the Year Award in 2007.
Oliver and Blue, constant companions in my childhood, were our dear English Setters.
The English Setter is now one of 25 species on the Kennel Club's Native Vulnerable Breeds list.
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If seniority in working the coverts of the northern half of the country alone were considered, then the English setter definitely has earned and deserves the status of favorite grouse and woodcock dog breed.
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English Setter Society of Scotland's open show in Alva's Cochrane Hall at 10.
Octave Lernous from Belgium sits with five-year-old English Setter Jason |
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