"One thing....the more exercise you give the wonderful Irish the more they want and if they don't get it....stand by to be told off. I work for myself and find I must not go over board with walks when we are quiet or I get well and truly…"
Does anyone know of a good Irish Setter trimming parlour in the Gloucestershire area. The one we used has up sticks and disappeared. After many many Setters we have not mastered the art of good trimming and the boys are in desperate need of a hair cut. :-)See More
"I left replying for a while.....we tried a sour apple spray on Finlays coat and.......so far.....we have success but as Mortimer seems to be one of our most complicated Setters ever I'm sure he has something else lined up for us :-) "
"Hi Philip, Never heard of a situation like that and it made me chuckle a bit, at least the way you told it. Maybe one of the oils that some use against ticks might work. Joy hates eucalyptus! Only the ticks didn't bother, so we gave up on the…"
This is a new one for me. Our 11 month old Irish has decided to become a hair dresser. He has started chewing holes in our other Setters coat (3 years old). We did notice a line across his coat. it looked like someone had cut a short strip off his top coat but this morning we noticed a nearly bald patch on his hip. They do curl up together and get on well. We have seen pup nibbling Finlays coat and as his new teeth are like razors I'm sure it would not take long to remove part of his…See More
Two, Dudley (Chirgwin Chance Encounter) Humphrey (Riverman Gate of Dreams)
How long have you owned Irish Setters?
Angela and myself run a small restaurant with accommodation in the wonderful market town of Tetbury. Leaving the restaurant to one side!! our life seems to revolve around our two Setters, Dudley(10) and Humphrey (4)