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Welcome to Exclusively Setters

A place for Irish Setters owners around the world to share stories & photos of one of the most beautiful dog breeds.

Ein Platz für alle Irish Setter Besitzer der Welt um Ihre Geschichten und Bilder einer der schönsten Hunderassen zu teilen.

Een plaats voor Ierse Setter eigenaren van over de hele wereld om hun verhalen & foto’s van één van de meest mooie hondenrassen te delen.

Paikka, missä irlanninsettereiden omistajat ympäri maailman voivat jakaa tarinoita & kuvia tästä yhdestä maailman kauneimmasta koirarodusta.

Un site où les propriétaires de Setters Irlandais du monde entier peuvent
partager les histoires et photos de l'une des plus belles races de chien.



Need Advice on age related hind end weakness

Started by Jennifer Sellek. Last reply by James Doran 16 hours ago. 7 Replies

Crystals in urine

Started by martina mckeag. Last reply by Jennifer Sellek yesterday. 8 Replies

Sensitive Tummy Food Advice!

Started by Vanessa Hancock. Last reply by Jennifer Sellek yesterday. 15 Replies

Severe liver infection - any advice or experience of?

Started by Louise Woods. Last reply by shirley walsh on Wednesday. 5 Replies

Why remove dew claws?

Started by human friend. Last reply by human friend Nov 15. 3 Replies

Blog Posts

My new book. "Riley's Rhymes"

Posted by Andy Benstead on November 22, 2015 at 6:26pm 1 Comment

I have just published my second book of silly poems.

The book is called "Riley's Rhymes" and I believe it is far better than my first one that was called "Irish Setter Poems".

It has 60 poems in it and…


NEVEN Shadow Dog - available Irish Red and White Setter puppy

Posted by Judyta Gnyp-Nosal on November 17, 2015 at 12:44pm 1 Comment

We have one very promising Irish Red and White Setter puppy ready for new home!


Father: Lovenjoel Winters Night (UK) (SH CH Gallybob Gold Standard JW & Royston Duchess At Lovenjoel)

Mother: Ch. Secret Wish Shadow Dog (Ch.Dick ze Skripu FT winner…


Our Joy

Posted by Cornelia on November 8, 2015 at 6:21am 11 Comments

I finally managed to take some pictures of Joy yesterday. We've had some beautiful days this Autumn and went for many a long walk. Joy is seven and a half now and beginning to get grey but she is full of energy otherwise. What's more, and we're very happy about it, she did not have a seizure for four years now…


Sophie and the dreaded bloat

Posted by shirley walsh on October 28, 2015 at 9:14pm 39 Comments

Have had a very distressing week with Sophie...She had bloat last week and I had to rush her to an emergency veterinary hospital which was luckily only 10 mins in the car. She last had bloat and torsion in July 2013 ( she had bloat and torsion 3 times in 8 months in 2012-2013, then last year had mammary tumour removed which really knocked her for six ) She went into shock very quickly this time. She had previous gastropexy x2 in the past so I of course was so worried that her stomach had…


Danka in doggie heaven now :(

Posted by Laura Kolbach on October 28, 2015 at 5:30am 15 Comments

old members might remember my beautiful Danka from the early years of Exclusively Setters.

darling Danka went to doggie heaven yesterday, leaving me completely heart-broken. a picture of health all her life, she still had her dinner the night before and ran around with her friends during the…


Hemangiosarcoma - The Silent Killer

Posted by Finding_Beau on October 27, 2015 at 12:00am 9 Comments

Since his discharge on 21 May 2014 from the Intensive Care Unit of The University of Queensland (UQ) veterinary hospital in Gatton, I have been taking Hobson to UQ for regular check-ups and tests at a minimum of every 4 weeks for the last…


Latest Activity

Rhonda Fisher is now a member of Exclusively Setters
4 hours ago
Cornelia commented on James Doran's photo

Simply Red

"Your Romeo is a very beautiful and handsome boy! And a lovely photo of him. C & J xxx"
8 hours ago
James Doran replied to Jennifer Sellek's discussion Need Advice on age related hind end weakness
"Hi Jennifer, I considered the hydrotherapy option but ruled it out as Romeo would not go into it and also because it would stress him out. However, if Bentley likes swimming or going into the water it might be a good option. I checked it out over…"
16 hours ago
Sue Paterson commented on shirley walsh's blog post Sophie and the dreaded bloat
"Good to hear of Sophie's progress."
19 hours ago
shirley walsh replied to Jennifer Sellek's discussion Need Advice on age related hind end weakness
"You are just making sure your Bentley is pain free and doing your best to minimise his symptoms. Wishing you and Bentley all the best Shirl"
Finding_Beau commented on James Doran's photo

Simply Red

"It is lovely to see a photo of your handsome Romeo again. He is such a precious boy. Please give him some gentle hugs from me and English Setter kisses from Hobson and Misty. Susan xxxxx"
Finding_Beau commented on James Doran's photo


"This is a lovely photo, James. Romeo looks like he is having a ball. xxxx"
Finding_Beau replied to Jennifer Sellek's discussion Need Advice on age related hind end weakness
"Hi Jennifer, many of my English Setters have suffered orthopaedic problems. My first English Setter, Jessie who was born on 1 September 1990 was diagnosed with extremely serious hip displaysia. My vet, who was a good one, did not think Jessie would…"



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