9 months ago 9 months ago Awww 14 Pictures Only Irish Setter Owners Will Think Are Funny by Judy Powell 9 months ago9 months ago Facebook Twitter Energetic and fun-loving, they’re well suited to active homes where they’ll be loving members of the family. 1 Irish setters are well-known for their solid red coats, but that wasn't always the case. Credit Judy Powell 9 months ago 2 Originally bred for hunting, their owners once preferred Irish setters to be red and white, because that color pattern made the dogs easier to see in the field. Credit Judy Powell 9 months ago 3 As the breed appeared more and more often in shows rather than on the hunt, solid-red dogs became more fashionable. Credit Judy Powell 9 months ago Post PaginationPage 1 / 5 Like it? Share with your friends! Facebook Twitter 0 Comments Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.