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Emma

Only the shawdow- knows....
 
 
Barked: Mon Jul 21, '08 7:17pm PST 
I am pretty set on adopting an English Setter as the newest pack member. I know a good bit about them, but one thing no one has been able to answer for me is; do they generally like water? I travel with my other dogs a lot to the beach and the lake, etc and would love to know if setters like the water. I know every dog is different but I was just wondering. Thanks!!
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Lillian

agility- extroidinaire
 
 
Barked: Tue Jul 22, '08 7:59pm PST 
well i have a setter and she absolutely loves the water. We cant keep her out of it.
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Kasey

Love playing- together
 
 
Barked: Thu Apr 23, '09 4:13pm PST 
I have two english setters I adopted, and we have a cabin in northern wisconsin. My female loves the water you can't keep her out, the last male I had would not go in the water at all, just sat at the shore and watched the female. That male Cody is gone now, and we have a new adopted little boy dog, KC and like my female he loves the water, even when it is raining outside they love to be out there. I have always had setters, english and Irish and other then Cody, they have all loved the water. blue dog
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