Wirehaired Pointing Griffons are pleasant and gentle. They love to run and need lots of exercise. They're reserved with strangers and do best in quiet households. They gets along well with other pets, but are sometimes hard to housebreak.
Welsh Springer Spaniels are quiet and steady. Although they look a lot like English Springer Spaniels, they're much less outgoing. Welsh Springers are suspicious of strangers, but they get along well with children and other animals.
Sussex Spaniels are slower and less playful than other spaniels, but they still need lots of exercise. They're sometimes aggressive with other dogs and difficult to housebreak. Sussex spaniels love to howl.
Pointers are sweet and gentle but very energetic. They prefer to live with quiet adults, and are somewhat suspicious of strangers. They get along well with other pets. Pointers are stubborn and easily distracted.
Irish Setters are playful and sometimes impulsive. They need lots of exercise and will become destructive if confined too long. They're good with children and other pets.
Irish Setters are sporting dogs. In general, sporting dogs are active and alert and require daily exercise. Because they have superior instincts in the water and woods, sporting dogs are often used for hunting. If exercised and properly trained, most sporting dogs make excellent pets.