English Setter Breed Maintenance
Your English Setter needs to be combed and brushed at least three times a week so they are a high maintenance dog breed with all of their long feathering. You should use a metal comb and slicker brush to remove dead fur and condition the coat. Use your fingers to untangle any mats. You may need to use conditioner if the mats are difficult to remove. It is recommended that you bathe your dog once or twice a month to keep her clean and healthy. Use a mild shampoo and conditioner recommended by your veterinary care provider. This will help with shedding and dry skin. You can have your dog groomed and trimmed if she is not a show dog. Keep her nails trimmed to prevent cracking and check her ears for dirt, wax, and other debris. You can use an ear cleaner specially made for dogs. Brushing her teeth regularly will also prevent dental disease and bad breath.