This handsome black and tan dog thrives on companionship and activity.

Vital Stats

Height: 23 to 27 inches at shoulder
Weight: 45 to 80 pounds (males average 67 pounds, females average 57 pounds)
Coat: soft and shiny
Life span: 10 to 12 years or more

Originally bred to hunt pheasant and quail, Gordon Setters are still fine hunting companions and field trial competitors. They also compete in obedience, conformation, and agility and are a terrific family and companion dog.

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