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Male puppy available (born March 3, 2014)!

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Ch. U-Ch. Anamacara A Kiss For Luck CD RAE (left) and Ch. U-Ch Anamacara Kiss Me I'm Irish CD RN (right)

Anamacara means "soul friends" in Gaelic, and that meaning is reflected in our kennel name, Anamacara Irish Setters.

Dogs really are soul friends. We have enjoyed more than 40 years in the company of this breed, and look forward to many more. Dogs we own or bred  have accumulated a total of nearly 70 AKC &  UKC titles and certificates.

If you are considering adding an Irish Setter to your family, please visit our Looking for an Irish Setter page. Also browse through our living with Setters, common questions, and tips on travel, safety, and supplies pages for more information about the breed.

Our Dogs

A portrait of Eva, photo by Thomas Photography

Our dogs are house pets first and then find jobs in what they do best--the breed ring (conformation), obedience, therapy dog work, etc.

We have earned titles in both American Kennel Club (AKC) and United Kennel Club (UKC). Our dogs have been hired for commercials, selected by artists as models for limited edition prints, have been in photos selected for calendars, and have been breed representatives at the Badger Kennel Club (BKC) Dog Fair and Milwaukee Irish Fest for many years. Two of our dogs are Therapy Dog International (TDI) registered, and routinely visit nursing homes. More...

About us

We are members of the Irish Setter Club of America (ISCA), Milwaukee Irish Setter Club, and all breed club BKC. At BKC we conduct puppy-training and obedience classes and serve on several committees. We also assist other setter owners with grooming and handling.More...

Contact us at with questions about Irish Setters. You may meet our dogs at Milwaukee Irishfest (Aug), at  Badger Kennel Club Dog Fair (Nov), at dog shows, or at Badger Kennel Club.

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