All the questions you may not even know to ask in relation to microchipping your Gordon Setter – learn about your microchipping responsibilities as a responsible pet owner.
Bred as a gundog, they were used to hunt game birds such as grouse and pheasant.
The breed was named after the 4th Duke of Gordon, Alexander Gordon, who was an avid hunter and breeder of the dogs.
The Gordon Setter is a large, powerful breed with a long, silky black and tan coat.
They are intelligent, loyal, and affectionate, making them excellent family pets.
They are also active and require plenty of exercise and mental stimulation.
The Gordon Setter is a versatile breed, capable of hunting, competing in agility and obedience trials, and serving as a loving companion.
With their noble bearing and dignified demeanor, the Gordon Setter is a beautiful and beloved breed.
Gordon Setter Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 61 to 66cm Female: 58 to 63cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 27 to 36kg Female: 22 to 32kg
Life Expectancy: 10 to 12 years
Temperament: Loyal, Affectionate, Intelligent, Energetic, and Playful
Not sure on when or whether to spay or neuter your Gordon Setter? Here’s a range of things you’ll need to consider.
Your Gordon Setter needs your attention just as you crave theirs. It’s important you respond to them and notice if they are feeling lonely – here’s some helpful tips for you.
Statistics show 1 in 5 Gordon Setter owners don’t regularly walk their dogs which can result in health problems in the long term. See our guide to a range of ways to keep them healthy.