Irish Setter Stories
Irish Setters are known for their beautiful mahogany coat, playful demeanor, and friendly personality. If you’re a fan of this breed, you’ll love reading these heartwarming stories about Irish Setters.
Our Changing Collection of Stories
Below are some placeholders for stories about Irish Setter that will be added and continually updated:
- A rescued Irish Setter helps a girl with anxiety
- An Irish Setter becomes a life-saving hero
- A couple’s Irish Setter surprises them with a hilarious talent
Check back often for new stories!
If you’re interested in reading stories about other breeds as well, be sure to check out The Rainbow Bridge Poem, a page full of heartwarming dog stories.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are 3 interesting facts about Irish Setter?
1. They were originally bred for hunting birds in Ireland.
2. They are very active and love to run and play.
3. Their red coat is caused by a recessive gene, that is why they are sometimes called ‘red setters’.
What age is an Irish Setter the hardest?
Irish Setters can be quite a handful during their adolescent years, around the ages of 6 to 18 months. They may become more rebellious and stubborn during this time period.
Do Irish Setters love one person?
While they can definitely bond closely with one person, Irish Setters love everybody and are affectionate with everyone around them. They are known for their friendly and social personalities.
Do Irish Setters remember you?
Yes! Irish Setters have great memory and will remember their owners even if they’ve been apart for a long time. They thrive on companionship and love to be around their family.
What is the oldest age an Irish Setter can live?
The average lifespan of an Irish Setter is 11 to 12 years, but with proper care, they can sometimes live up to 14 years and beyond.
What is an Irish Setter’s favorite game?
They love games that involve running, such as fetch or hide-and-seek. They also love chase games and digging in the yard.
What is the average weight of an Irish Setter?
Irish Setters generally weigh between 60 and 70 pounds for males and 50 and 60 pounds for females.
What is the most common Irish Setter color?
The most common coat color for Irish Setters is the beautiful mahogany that they’re known for. However, there are also Irish Setters with red and white or tri-colored coats.
Can an Irish Setter understand your feelings?
While they can’t understand your words, Irish Setters are very intuitive and can pick up on your emotions. They’ll always be there to offer comfort and companionship when you need it most.
Are Irish Setters good guard dogs?
Irish Setters are not known for being guard dogs. They are friendly and social, and generally, will welcome anyone who comes to their home.
Does an Irish Setter shed?
Yes, Irish Setters shed moderately. Regular brushing can help reduce the amount of dog hair in your home.
Are Irish Setters good with kids?
Irish Setters are generally great with kids! They’re playful and love to run and jump, and their friendly nature makes them great companions for children of all ages.
What is the most common cause of death in Irish Setters?
Cancer is unfortunately a common cause of death in Irish Setters. Regular vet checkups and a healthy lifestyle can help prevent this.