English Setter Complete ProfileWritten by Dooziedog.com
Size: Large Height: 61 - 68 cm (24 - 27 inches) Weight: 25 - 30 kg (56 - 66 lb) Life Span: 11 years Grooming: Demanding Exercise: Demanding Feeding: Reasonable Temperament: Friendly & quiet-natured Country of Origin: England AKC Group: Sporting
General Appearance: Tall, handsome and friendly. Colour: Black/white, lemon or orange and white, liver/white and blue/white. Coat: Flat, long, silky, slightly wavy and well feathered on legs. Tail: Medium length, slightly curved and well feathered. Ears: Moderate length, set low, hanging in neat folds next to cheek and covered in silky hair on upper half. Body: The body is of moderate length with a deep chest. The ribs are prominent and topline is straight with a slightly sloping croup.
Temperament: Friendly, active and intelligent. This breed are usually quiet-natured but they can be exuberant on occasions. English Setters bond closely to their family and get on well with children, other dogs and household animals. They are not difficult to train, but can have a mind of their own if they don't receive consistent discipline. English Setters are very gentle, sensitive and affectionate dogs that make great family pets. They are not guard dogs but they do give a warning bark at intruders.
Dalmatian Complete ProfileWritten by Dooziedog.com
Size: Large Height: 56 - 61 cm (22 - 24 inches) Weight: 23 - 25 kg (51 - 55 lb) Life Span: 12 years Grooming: Easy Exercise: Demanding Feeding: Medium Temperament: Outgoing & friendly Country of Origin: Croatia AKC Group: Non-Sporting
General Appearance: Muscular, spotted and active. Colour: White, spotted with black or liver markings. Coat: Short, hard, glossy and dense. Tail: Thick, tapering, slightly curved and carried horizontally. Ears: Average length, set high and hanging. Body: Strong body with a deep chest. The legs are muscular and shoulders are moderately laid back. The back is level and strong.
Temperament: High-spirited, clever, sensitive and affectionate. These dogs are quick to learn and respond well to training and excessive praise. Dalmatians make great pets with their friendly nature and need for companionship. This breed gets on with children, although they are very active and boisterous so are not always ideal for small children unless supervised. They make good watchdogs and tend to get on with other household pets.