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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I raise the topic of Oliver and Blue, and therefore English Setters, because there was shock news about this breed of loveable working dogs a year ago.
The English Setter is now one of 25 species on the Kennel Club's Native Vulnerable Breeds list.
I knew of a dog-rescue group in our town that rescues English setters.
The only member of the spaniel family that points his game rather than flushing it, the Brittany bears a fair passing resemblance to the English setter, except that the Brit is born either with a short stub tail or none at all.
Registration of English setters dropped by 32 per cent and the Irish wolfhound by 26 per cent.
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We finally came away with a five-year-old English Setter called Oliver - he was a pedigree dog with champion grandparents and he had only been there for one night.
Newcastle Council is making it as plain as the long nose on my English Setter that owners who refuse to pooper-scoop when exercising their dog in parks will be hounded if you pardon the pun, to the full extent of the city's by-laws.
Isabel grew up with an English setter and a dachshund called Lisa and says: "They're such lovely dogs.
Now, owners need not guess and can say with certainty, 'The Canine Heritage[TM] test showed that my dog is a mix of Labrador Retriever, English Setter and Border Collie'.
Future show - April 27 English Setter Society of Scotland's show, Dumfries.