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Gordon Setter Health Problems and Raising a Gordon Setter Puppy to be Healthy

gordon setter puppy The most common health problems in Gordon Setters: The most common orthopedic diseases in the Gordon Setter are hip dysplasia and elbow dysplasia. The Orthopedic Foundation of America evaluated the hip X-rays of 5200 Gordons and found 20% dysplastic. That's bad, and the true rate is higher because most of the obviously bad X-rays were not sent in for official evaluation. For comparison, Irish Setters have a 12% hip dysplasia rate.

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Gordon Setter Puppies For Sale

Home » Dogs » Gordon Setter Puppies For Sale These dogs are known both for their loyalty and obedience. They are devoted, polite, gentle and sensible. Intelligent and willing, Gordons are excellent with children. Methodical hunters, these dogs seldom lose a scent and are rarely mistaken when following one. They need lots of exercise and they like to roam, a fenced yard is necessary.

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Gordon setter puppies

gordon setter puppies Gordon Setter Country of Origin: The Gordon Setter is a large breed of dog that was developed in 17th century Scotland. The breed was popularized by Duke Alexander the 4th of Gordon in the 19th century as an excellent gun dog. The Gordon Setter is most often utilized to hunt gamebirds such as, partridge, pheasant, blackgame, snipe, woodcock, quail and guinea fowl. All of these birds will attempt to conceal themselves rather than take flight when threatened, allowing the dog to point out the prey to their hunter.

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Gordon Setter Information

gordon setter pictures General Description The gorgeous Gordon Setter is covered in long flowing fur which gives the appearance of elegance as well as grace. This wonderful coat comes in only black and tan which is very unusual for any Setter. This breed has a small round head which leads into their long muzzle. Small set almond-shaped eyes sit unnoticed on their face while large floppy ears stand out and are the most distinct characteristic of this Setter.

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Gordon Setter

Gordon Setter In my own words I might be big, but please don’t be intimidated! I just want to be friends with you! While it’s true I love to run around and I can act a bit immature sometimes, I really just want to be close to you and keep you company. Once I’ve had all my exercise and a good roam around the garden, I just like to kick back and relax with you. What they say about me Intelligent Active Information essential about the Gordon Setter Large: Weight Male 55 – 80 lbs (25 - 36 kg) Female 45 – 70 lbs (20 - 32 kg) Height Male 24 – 27” (61 - 69 cm) Female 23 – 26” (58 - 66 cm) Popularity: The Gordon Setter has something of a cult following, with a selection of avid fans of the breed.

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gordon setter books, gifts & more

gordon setter gifts BOOKS All Setters: Their Histories, Rearing & Training (A Vintage Dog Books Breed Classic - Irish Setter / English Set By Freeman Lloyd. A VINTAGE DOG BOOKS CLASSIC REPRINT. Originally published in the early 1930s, this extremely scarce work on Setters is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. Vintage Dog Books have republished it, using the original text and photographs as part of their CLASSIC BREED BOOKS series.

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Gordon setter for sale

A Global network directory of setters for sale. setter for sale. com! AdvertiZe your setters in this growing global network of guides and services! As we build our network of 8000 linked domains. your setters, and related services will be available to a vast internet audience! setters : There are several distinct breeds of setters. They are the English Setter, the Irish or red setter, the Gordon setter, and the Red and White setter.

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Gordon setter dogs

gordon setter dogs Primary navigation Gordon Setter Description: The only black and tan setter, the Gordon is a sturdy yet slender dog of square proportion with a thick feathered coat. The head is long, chiseled, and more massive than most setters, with a very pronounced stop and a large-nostrilled black nose. The long muzzle is squared off, not pointed, and should be approximately the same length from nose to stop as the skull from stop to occiput.

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Gordon Setter Temperament

What's Good About 'Em, What's Bad About 'Em Gordon Setter Temperament, Personality, Behavior, Traits, and Characteristics, by Michele Welton. Copyright © 2000-2014 The handsome, well-muscled Gordon Setter is the most alert, serious, and sensible of the setters, a graceful yet powerful dog who enjoys hiking, biking, jogging, and field work as regular exercise. Though usually calm and dignified, with a wise and noble expression, the Gordon Setter does have a silly side, and also a demanding side.

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Gordon Setter Club of America National Championship

by Tom Maneely, Executive Field Representative October 16 - 22, 2009, the Gordon Setter Club of America hosted their 15th National Championship event at Branched Oak Lake near Raymond NE. Competitors came from throughout the country to show their fine animals with the title of National Champion on their minds. When the dust had settled one dog, FC Milomix Roy, had shown his metal and garnered both the Open and Amateur Championships.

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