While they are recognizable for their stunning looks, Irish Setters are also well known for their “carefree” attitude. These are the mischievous dogs of the world: lively, intelligent, and big pranksters.
It should always be remembered that these are hunting dogs bred to run day in and day out over rough terrain. They have a good attitude towards learning, but if left unattended, they will take action on their own, they can start chewing things, constantly barking, and digging.
Irish Setters are generally sociable and friendly dogs, with both humans and other dogs. Take extra care when introducing them to other smaller pets because they are hunters. Some kind of socialization is important to combat some shy breed specimens.
The Irish Setter is a large and cheerful dog that can be a great friend to an active person. This is one of the most famous dog breeds in the world.