Dog Breeds - Gordon Setter

Breed :    Sporting
Weight:    Male: 55-80; Female: 45-70 lbs
Height:    Male: 24-27; Female: 23-26 inches
Color(s):    black and tan

Gordon Setter Breed Information:
Gordon Setter, large breed of dog, developed in Scotland during the 1600s is a member of the setter family that includes the Irish Setter and English Setter. They got the name ‘Gordon Setter’ because it was the 4th Duke of Gordon who officially recognized this breed. They were mainly used to hunt gamebirds and because of their persistence and capabilities they are able to hunt in difficult weather conditions, both in water and on ground.

Gordon Setter Health and Diseases:
The Gordon Setter breed may live up to 10 to 12 years and suffers from minor health problems and dog disease such as
  • Bloats
  • Eye problems
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Thyroid deficiency