Fédération Cynologique Internationale

The Kennel Club

English Setter

English Setter


ORIGIN

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FCI
Great Britain.

PUBLICADO

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FCI
28.07.2009.
KC
November 2002

UTILISATION

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FCI
Pointing dog.

CLASSIFICATION

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FCI
Grupo 7Pointing Dogs
Secção 2.2British and Irish Pointers and Setters, Setter
With working trial

KC
Gundog

BRIEF HISTORICAL SUMMARY

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GENERAL APPEARANCE

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FCI
Of medium height, clean in outline, elegant in appearance and movement.
KC
Of medium height, clean in outline, elegant in appearance and movement. The working English Setter may be proportionally lighter in build.

IMPORTANT PROPORTIONS

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KC
Very active with a keen game sense.

BEHAVIOUR / TEMPERAMENT

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FCI
Very active with a keen game sense. Intensely friendly and good natured.
KC
Intensely friendly and good natured.

HEAD

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FCI
Carried high; long and reasonably lean.
KC
Head carried high, long and reasonably lean, with well defined stop. Skull oval from ear to ear, showing plenty of brain room, a well defined occipital protuberance. Muzzle moderately deep and fairly square, from stop to point of nose should equal length of skull from occiput to eyes, nostrils wide and jaws of nearly equal length, flews not too pendulous; colour of nose black or liver, according to colour of coat.

CRANIAL REGION

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Skull

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FCI
Oval from ear to ear, showing plenty of brain room; occipital protuberance well-defined.

Stop

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FCI
Well defined.

FACIAL REGION

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Nose

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FCI
Colour of nose black or liver, according to colour of coat. Nostrils wide.

Muzzle

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FCI
Moderately deep and fairly square, from stop to point of nose should be equal to length of skull from occiput to eyes.
KC
Jaws strong, with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping lower teeth and set square to the jaws. Full dentition desirable.

Lips

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FCI
Not too pendulous.

Jaws/Teeth

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FCI
Jaws strong and of nearly equal length, with a perfect, regular and complete scissor bite, i.e. upper teeth closely overlapping the lower teeth and set square to the jaws. Full dentition desirable.

Eyes

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FCI
Bright, mild and expressive. Colour ranging between hazel and dark brown, the darker the better. In liver beltons only, a lighter eye acceptable. Eyes oval and not protruding.
KC
Bright, mild and expressive. Colour ranging between hazel and dark brown, the darker the better. In liver beltons only, a lighter eye acceptable. Eyes oval and not protruding.

Ears

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FCI
Moderate length, set on low, and hanging in neat folds close to cheek, tip velvety, upper part clothed in fine silky hair.
KC
Moderate length, set on low, and hanging in neat folds close to cheek, tip velvety, upper part clothed in fine silky hair.

NECK

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FCI
Rather long, muscular and lean, slightly arched at crest, and clean cut where it joins head, towards shoulder larger and very muscular, never throaty nor pendulous below throat, but elegant in appearance.
KC
Rather long, muscular and lean, slightly arched at crest, and clean-cut where it joins head, towards shoulder larger and very muscular, never throaty nor pendulous below throat, but elegant in appearance.

BODY

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FCI
Moderate length.
KC
Moderate length, back short and level with good round widely sprung ribs and deep in back ribs, i.e. well ribbed up.

Back

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FCI
Short and level.

Loin

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FCI
Wide, slightly arched, strong and muscular.

Chest

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FCI
Deep in brisket, very good depth and width between shoulder blades. Ribs good round, widely sprung and deep in back ribs, i.e. well ribbed up.

TAIL

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FCI
Set almost in line with back, medium length, not reaching below hock, neither curly nor ropy, slightly curved or scimitar-shaped but with no tendency to turn upwards flag or feathers hanging in long pendant flakes. Feather commencing slightly below the root, and increasing in length towards middle, then gradually tapering towards end; hair long, bright, soft and silky, wavy but not curly. Lively and slashing in movement and carried in a plane not higher than level of back.
KC
Set almost in line with back, medium length, not reaching below hock, neither curly nor ropy, slightly curved or scimitar-shaped but with no tendency to turn upwards: flag or feathers hanging in long pendant flakes. Feather commencing slightly below the root, and increasing in length towards middle, then gradually tapering towards end, hair long, bright, soft and silky, wavy but not curly. Lively and slashing in movement and carried in a plane not higher than level of back.

LIMBS

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FOREQUARTERS

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KC
Shoulders well set back or oblique, chest deep in brisket, very good depth and width between shoulder blades, forearms straight and very muscular with rounded bone, elbows well let down close to body, pasterns short, strong, round and straight.

Shoulder

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FCI
Well set back or oblique.

Elbow

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FCI
Well let down close to body.

FORELEGS

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Forearm

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FCI
Straight and very muscular with rounded bone.

Pastern

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FCI
Short, strong, round and straight.

FEET

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KC
Well padded, tight, with close well arched toes protected by hair between them.

Forefeet

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FCI
Well padded, tight, with close well arched toes protected by hair between them.

Hind feet

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FCI
As Forefeet.

HINDQUARTERS

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FCI
Legs well muscled including second thigh. Long from hip to hock.
KC
Loins wide, slightly arched, strong and muscular, legs well muscled including second thigh, stifles well bent and thighs long from hip to hock, hock inclining neither in nor out and well let down.

Thigh

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FCI
Long.

Stifle

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FCI
Well bent.

HIND LEGS

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Hock

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FCI
Inclining neither in nor out and well let down.

GAIT / MOVEMENT

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FCI
Free and graceful action, suggesting speed and endurance. Free movement of the hock showing powerful drive from hindquarters. Viewed from rear, hip, stifle and hock joints in line. Head naturally high.
KC
Free and graceful action, suggesting speed and endurance. Free movement of the hock showing powerful drive from hindquarters. Viewed from rear, hip, stifle and hock joints in line. Head naturally high.

COAT

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HAIR

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FCI
From back of head in line with ears slightly wavy, not curly, long and silky, as is coat generally, breeches and forelegs nearly down to feet well feathered.
KC
From back of head in line with ears slightly wavy, not curly, long and silky as is coat generally, breeches and forelegs nearly down to feet well feathered.

COLOUR

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FCI

Black and white (blue belton), orange and white (orange belton), lemon and white (lemon belton), liver and white (liver belton) or tricolour, that is blue belton and tan or liver belton and tan, those without heavy patches of colour on body but flecked (belton) all over preferred.
« Belton » is the customary term used for the description of the distinctive coat-ticking of the English Setter. Belton is a village in Northumberland. This expression has been created and spread out by the book about the English Setter written by Mr. Edward Lavarack, breeder who has had a preponderant influence upon the actual appearance of the breed (note of the standard committee).
KC
Black and white (blue belton), orange and white (orange belton), lemon and white (lemon belton), liver and white (liver belton) or tricolour, that is blue belton and tan or liver belton and tan, those without heavy patches of colour on body but flecked (belton) all over preferred.

SIZE

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KC
Height: dogs: 65-69 cms (251/2-27 ins); bitches: 61-65 cms (24-251/2 ins).

Height at withers

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FCI

Dogs 65-68 cm (25,5-27 ins).
Bitches 61-65 cm (24-25,5 ins).

FAULTS

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FCI
Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog and on its ability to perform its traditional work.
KC
Any departure from the foregoing points should be considered a fault and the seriousness with which the fault should be regarded should be in exact proportion to its degree and its effect upon the health and welfare of the dog and on the dog’s ability to perform its traditional work.

DISQUALIFYING FAULTS

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FCI

Aggressive or overly shy.
Any dog clearly showing physical or behavioural abnormalities shall be disqualified.


Características anatômicas do cão

N.B:

Os machos devem ter dois testículos aparentemente normais totalmente descidos no escroto.