Irish Setter Complete ProfileWritten by Dooziedog.com
Size: Large Height: 62.5 - 67.5 cm (25 - 27 inches) Weight: 27 - 31 kg (60 - 70 lb) Life Span: 12 years Grooming: Demanding Exercise: Demanding Feeding: Reasonable Temperament: Affectionate & racy Country of Origin: Ireland AKC Group: Sporting Other Names: Irish Red Setter, Red Setter
General Appearance: Dignified stance, racy and kindly expression. Colour: Rich chestnut. White markings on forehead, chin, chest or toes are permitted. Coat: Silky, flat and fine. The hair is shorter on head, tips of ears and front of legs. There is long feathering on ears, tail, stomach and back of limbs. Tail: Set low, tapering, medium length and carried level with back (or below back). Ears: Set low, moderate size and hanging close to head. Body: The chest is deep and narrow with well-sprung ribs. The shoulders are long and oblique and loin is muscular and slightly arched.
Temperament: Friendly, affectionate and fun-loving. Irish Setters are very playful dogs that have a mind of their own. They don't tend to bark much and greet all strangers enthusiastically even if they are unwanted visitors. They are friendly and patient with children and don't cause problems with other dogs or household pets. They can be exuberant and can take time to train, but they have intelligence to understand what is expected of them. They make ideal household companions and bond closely with their family.
Greyhound Complete ProfileWritten by Dooziedog.com
Size: Medium - large Height: 68 - 76 cm (27 - 30 inches) Weight: 27 - 32 kg (60 - 70 lb) Life Span: 15 years Grooming: Minimal Exercise: Essential Feeding: Medium Temperament: Affectionate & even-tempered Country of Origin: England AKC Group: Hound
General Appearance: Sleek, muscular and active. Colour: Blue, white, red, black, brindle and fawn with or without white patches. Coat: Fine and close. Tail: Set low, long, tapering, curved slightly upwards and carried low. Ears: Rose shaped, small and set high. Body: The body is tall and elegant and chest is deep and wide. The ribs are well sprung, deep and well back. The back is broad, muscular and well-arched and shoulders are well laid back, muscular with good angulation.
Temperament: Gentle, intelligent and affectionate. Greyhounds are very good-natured and gentle with people of all ages. They are an intelligent breed and use their own initiative, especially if they believe they are given pointless instructions. They need gentle and persuasive handling. They tend to quite cautious with strangers but get on well with children.
Grooming: Occasional grooming with a soft brush is sufficient. The ears should be checked often and claws kept trimmed.