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                Breed Standards for the Irish Setter



General Appearance:

Racy, balanced, and full of quality, the Irish Setter looks a spectacular and handsome sight.




Muzzle moderately deep, medium-size, almond-shaped eyes, long, lean head with distinct stop and well-defined occiput, low-set ears.




carried straight or slightly curving upward, nearly level with the back.       




Moderate length.




Mahogany or rich chestnut red.




A tireless and enthusiastic hunter, and it approaches everything in life with a rollicking, good natured attitude, full of gusto and fervor.

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