Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

How to care for your English Setter. Honest advice on caring for English Setter puppies and adult dogs. Feeding, training, and health care.

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English Setters...
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By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014



English Setter Dog Breed Review

Dog breed reviewWhat's Good About 'Em,
What's Bad About 'Em.


The most honest dog breed review you'll ever find. Temperament, personality, behavior, traits, and characteristics. As an Obedience Instructor and Breed Selection Consultant for over 30 years, I give you my honest opinions about the breed – I hold nothing back.

English Setter FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of English Setters.


Training English Setters

I'll show you how to teach your English Setter puppy or adult dog to listen to you and do what you say. My training methods are based on respect and sensible leadership. No hitting, yelling, choke collars, shock collars, or clicker training.

English Setter Health & Feeding

Learn about the best dog foods, vaccinations and booster shots (needed or not?), natural treatments for English Setter health problems, spaying and neutering pros and cons, and more.

Buying or Adopting an English Setter

Good breeders versus bad breeders – how to tell the difference. Adopting your English Setter from a rescue group. Temperament tests for evaluating English Setter puppies and adult dogs for sale or adoption.