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English Setter

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IRSHAD A
2OO6 BATCH
COLLEGE OF VETERINARY AND ANIMAL SCIENCES, MANNUTHY, KERALA
INDIA.

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English Setter

  1. 1. ENGLISH SETTER
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>It is part of the Setter family, which includes red Irish Setters , Irish Red and White Setters . </li></ul><ul><li>The English Setter is a gun dog , bred for a mix of endurance and athleticism. </li></ul><ul><li>Other names-Lawerack </li></ul><ul><li>-Laverack </li></ul>
  3. 4. DESCRIPTION <ul><li>English Setters are beautiful, elegant, slim setter with a unique speckled coat. </li></ul><ul><li>The specking may be more or less heavy and the markings may be of any size. </li></ul><ul><li>The long hair is flat, silky and a bit wavy </li></ul><ul><li>The muzzle is approximately half the total length of the head, and is fairly square </li></ul>
  4. 5. Cont… <ul><li>The eyes are large and brilliant, with a sweet expression </li></ul><ul><li>The long pendant ears have a velvety tip. </li></ul><ul><li>The tail is straight and tapers to a small point. </li></ul><ul><li>The coat comes in white with blue, lemon, orange, or brown speckling. </li></ul>
  5. 6. TEMPERAMENT <ul><li>The English Setter is a very gentle, placid, friendly dog. </li></ul><ul><li>Mild mannered and sensitive </li></ul><ul><li>English Setters are adequate watchdogs </li></ul><ul><li>They like to roam and are diggers and good jumpers </li></ul>
  6. 7. TYPES <ul><li>There are two types of English Setter </li></ul><ul><li>- field type </li></ul><ul><li>- show type </li></ul><ul><li>The field types are generally a bit smaller and lighter </li></ul><ul><li>The field type very active so they need more exercise than the show types. </li></ul>
  7. 8. HEALTH PROBLEMS <ul><li>Be careful not to overfeed this breed, for they tend to gain weight easily. </li></ul><ul><li>Prone to hip dysplasia. </li></ul><ul><li>English Setter bitches are prone to false pregnancies . </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Height </li></ul><ul><li>- Dogs 24-27 inches (61-69cm) </li></ul><ul><li>- Bitches 23-26 inches (58-66cm </li></ul><ul><li>Weight </li></ul><ul><li>- Dogs 55-80 pounds (25-36kg) </li></ul><ul><li>- Bitches 45-70 pounds (20-32kg) </li></ul><ul><li>Life Expectancy </li></ul><ul><li>10-12 years . </li></ul>
  9. 11. THANK YOU

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