Irish Red and White Setter

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The Irish Red and White Setter breed is a gundog which originated in Ireland.

It is virtually identical in use and temperament to the related Irish Setter and its other setter cousins, the Gordon and English setters, but is more often found as a working gun dog[2].

Disease predisposition


  1. Pedigree database
  3. Hanssen I et al (1998) Hypochondroplastic dwarfism in the Irish setter. J Small Anim Pract 39(1):10-14
  4. Renshaw HW et al (1975) Canine granulocytopathy syndrome: neutrophil dysfunction in a dog with recurrent infections. J Am Vet Med Assoc 166(5):443-447
  5. Palmer AC et al (1973) Hereditary quadriplegia and amblyopia in the Irish Setter. J Small Anim Pract 14(6):343-352