Gordon Setter

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This sturdy breed of setters has a heart as big as its paws. Active and in need of daily exercise, they adjust readily to any lifestyle and can make wonderful household pets.PURPOSE OF BREED:This breed derived its name from the famed dogs owned by the Duke of Gordon, of Scotland. The Gordon Setter is largest of the Setter breeds. It was bred to handle the rugged terrain of Scotland, especially where there was little access to water. Bigger and hardier than any other Setter, it is known for its tireless endurance and resilience.AVERAGE LITTER SIZE: 8 puppies

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HEIGHT: MALE : 27in (69cm) - FEMALE : 26in (67cm)WEIGHT: MALE : 75lbs (34kg) - FEMALE : 65lbs (30kg)

The coat of this dog is soft but profuse, with a slight wave to it. It has a heavily feathered undercarriage, legs and tail. The Gordon Setter requires ongoing grooming to keep it clean and mat-free. This dog is black and tan with distinct markings on its face and feet.

The Gordon Setter's ancient lineage dates back to 1620.ÿ (Credit:ÿ<a href="http://www.akc.org/" target="_blank">AKC.org</a>)
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