Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Irish Setter Synonym(s): Irish Red Setter, Red Setter Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Originated in Ireland in 1700s. Friendly gundog, active and boisterous. Can be difficult to train and requires a lot of active play and exercise. Needs regular grooming. Suits active family group that has experience in owning dogs. Weights and heights are unofficial, no dimensions listed in the Kennel Club standard. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs) genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs (https://dogwellnet.com/). For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Edwins Irish Setters. Foyles. Gardner E Irish Setters Today. Howell. ISBN 0876051476. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Irish Red and White Setter Club of Great Britain: www.irishredandwhitesetterclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs -www.akc.org/clubs/search. Irish Setter Club of America: www.irishsetterclub.org.