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14 Cool Facts About Irish Setters

Irish Setters are known thanks to the beauty of their rich coat as bird dogs. These dogs are friendly and have a lot of energy.

#1 Irish Setters are well-known for their solid red coats, but that wasn’t always the case

#2 Originally bred for hunting, their owners once preferred Irish Setters to be red and white, because that color pattern made the dogs easier to see in the field

#3 Irish Setters mature more slowly than other dog breeds

#4 Irish Setters mature into intelligent dogs, although they often maintain stubborn streaks

#5 Irish Setters that compete in dog shows are often distinguished from those used for hunting

#6 An Irish bus company uses the Irish Setter as its mascot and logo