Colour: Black, with markings of chestnut red
Lifespan: 12 to 14 years
Gordon Setters are devoted dogs, friendly and loyal but can be stubborn.
Exuberant and lively, the Gordon Setter is affectionate and easy-going. These dogs love to run and need plenty of long, active walks. Their affectionate and devoted good nature makes up for their lack of responsiveness to requests.
Originally bred for flushing birds.
The exuberant Gordon Setter enjoys being very active.
Very high. Needs to be taken for long runs.
Owners: affectionate, easy-going
Children: good, may knock over young children
Other Pets: good, may chase
Unfamiliar Dogs: friendly
Patient, affectionate, easy-going, strong-willed families with access to places where this dog can have plenty of freedom to run.
May display some status-related aggression with gentle owners. Lack of exercise may lead to escapes and running away.
This dog will bring in mud and dirt from outside on its feathers.
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