Your English Setter puppy has hunting in his genes and the breed excels as bird dogs as well as in obedience and agility activities. They are as affectionate as they are graceful and beautiful. The English Setter wants to be with his people and won't be happy left alone in a kennel or yard. He's a gentle, loving family dog who thrives on lots of vigorous exercise in a fenced yard or on the leash. And if you're hunter, you can't ask for a better partner. Keep his elegant feathered coat at its best with regular brushing and grooming.