Your Purebred Puppy, Honest Advice About Dogs and Dog Breeds

How to care for your Irish Setter. Honest advice on caring for Red and Red & White Irish Setter puppies and adult dogs. Feeding, training, and health care.

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Irish Setter dog breed

Irish Setters...
(Solid Red and Red & White) Advice You Can Trust

By Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014



Irish 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.

Irish Setter FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the traits and characteristics of Irish Setters (Solid Red and Red & White).


Training Irish Setters

I'll show you how to teach your Irish 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.

Irish Setter Health & Feeding

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

Buying or Adopting an Irish Setter

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