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Expert Advice: Dog Breeds English Setter History: The Making of One of the Oldest Gun Dog Breeds
What kind of dog would prompt an acclaimed food critic and writer to open one of his last bottles of very expensive French wine? If the critic is Jim Harrison, the answer is simple: an English Setter. I remembered that on this very day a friend had sent afresh foie gras ... I ate it […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/english-setter-history-making-one-oldest-gun-dog-breeds/ | April 5, 2022
Expert Advice: Breed History Gordon Setter History: Scotland’s 17th Century Game Bird Dog
Scotland is of course known for its tartans. Those checkered lengths of fabric reflect the natural plant dyes that were locally available for centuries, indelibly linking the clan colors to the places where they evolved. Dog breeds are no different. Each owes its existence to the particular environment in which its ancestors flourished. And because […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/gordon-setter-history-scotland-game-bird-hunt/ | May 25, 2021
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 5 Reasons the Irish Red and White Setter May (or May Not) Be the Dog For You
Header photo courtesy of Christina Phillips, AKC Breeder of Merit The Irish Red and White Setter is not as well known as his dazzling cousin, the Irish Setter, with only about 500 dogs in North America. Even in Ireland, the breed nearly went extinct during World War I. It took the dedication of a handful […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/5-reasons-irish-red-and-white-setter/ | March 29, 2017
English Setter in the backyard with a tennis ball.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts The English Setter: Facts About This Gentleman of the Dog World
Graceful, elegant gun dog or sweet and loving family companion? The English Setter is both! Sometimes called the "gentlemen of the dog world," they're an ideal combination of versatile hunting partner and gentle, affectionate pet. One look into those soulful eyes and you may be hooked for life. 1. Their Coat Coloring Is Distinctive The […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-english-setter-a-gentleman-of-the-dog-world-your-new-best-friend/ | October 24, 2016
English Setters snuggling together with their heads.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Get to Know the Setter Breeds
Get to Know the four dogs that are setter breeds: the English Setter, Irish Red and White Setter, Irish Setter, and the Gordon Setter.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/meet-setter-breeds/ | February 15, 2024
Sporting Group Third, Best of Breed, and 1518- -D-1: CH Kinloch So There! (Stryker), Irish Setter; Sporting Group judging at the 2022 National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes, Orlando, FL.
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Meet Junior and Owner-Handler, Adam Kucera and His Irish Setter ‘Stryker’
14-year-old junior handler Adam Kucera and 2-year-old Irish Setter "Stryker" already have some impressive titles under their belt, including NOHS BIS.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/adam-kucera-irish-setter-stryker/ | January 23, 2024
A vintage photograph of a yellow Labrador Retriever winning first place at a conformation dog show.
Expert Advice: Dog Sports History of Conformation: The Evolution of Dog Shows
How did modern dogs shows get to where they are today? Learn about the histroy of Conformation shows, that began over 150 years ago.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/history-of-conformation/ | January 19, 2024
Pug laying down indoors looking sad.
Expert Advice: Health Seborrhea in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment
Seborrhea in dogs can cause flaking skin, oily skin and coat, and odor. Learn to recognize and treat this skin condition.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/seborrhea-in-dogs/ | January 16, 2024
Toy Manchester Terriers at the AKC Meet the Breeds during the 2016 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
Sports & Events What Dog Breeds Can I Meet at AKC Meet the Breeds?
AKC Meet the Breeds events are a fun and educational way to spend a day with the whole family, and maybe even figure out which dog breed is right for you! If you are attending an AKC Meet the Breeds event in 2024, or are thinking about attending an event in the future, you can […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/akc-meet-the-breeds/dog-breeds-attending/ | January 13, 2024
Mixed breed getting its teeth checked at the vet.
Expert Advice: Health Periodontal Disease in Dogs: Signs, Causes, Treatment
Periodontal disease in dogs is a very common health concern. Learn how to spot it and prevent it to protect your dog from potentially serious consequences.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/periodontal-disease-in-dogs/ | January 10, 2024

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