The Irish Setter originated in Ireland during the 1700s. Hunters Seeking an all-purpose hunting dog, it is believed developed the dog by crossing English Setters, Gordon Setters, as well as a variety of pointers and spaniels. The end result was the Irish Setter as we know and love today. The breed was Originally referred to as the “Red Spaniel” or “Red Dog,” the first Irish Setters were used extensively for hunting expeditions as they possessed a keen sense of smell and a keen ability for spotting birds.
it wasn’t until 1875 that the first Irish Setter was imported to the United States (a dog by the name of “Echo”). After showcasing the dog’s natural intelligence and capabilities as a gundog, it wasn’t long before the Irish Setter’s popularity in the United States reached epic proportions; thus, prompting the American Kennel Club (AKC) to officially recognize the breed only a few years later (1878). In the decades that followed, the Irish Setter quickly became one of the most popular dog breeds in America.
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