Welcome

Tramore started in 1971 with the purchase of our first Irish Setter.  Our main concentration has been showing and breeding, but many of our dogs have gone on to successful obedience careers, therapy, agility, and recently field work.

Our mountain location, 30 miles west of Denver, provides our dogs with clean, fresh air, and natural excercise.  The kennel is an extension of the house, so the dogs have "couch" time, and are family members.  For this reason we try to keep our numbers small and frequently have young or finished dogs available to "special" homes.

Averaging a litter per year, we breed for sound temperaments, correct conformation, and healthy specimens.  We exhibit primarily in the Rocky Mountain West, but attend our National Specialty and other large shows.  We've produced over 80 AKC Champions, several Japanese, Mexican and International Champions, and have ROM's on several of our bitches.

We belong and subscribe to the principles of the Irish Setter Clubs of Colorado and America, and have served in many officer capacities with the former, and been on the Board of Directors of both.

Please enjoy browsing through the pictures of our foundation stock, as well as, our recent winners, upcoming stars, and dog we bred.  Also scroll down to see at a quick glance "What's New And Exciting".

Ch. Tramore Flannery

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Ginny Swanson
Evergreen, Colorado
303-674-8459

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BRZ GCH Tramore Galewinns Mak'n An Impact "Pierce".

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Torrey shown with PHA handler, Doug Carlson, after winning his second Best In Show. He also has 4 Reserve Best In Shows. This boy started his show career early by going WD at the ISC Ameerica National Specialty from the 9-12 class, and continues his winning ways. He's a very delightful dog.

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Torrey behind the scenes at Westminster

after winning Select Dog.

What New & Exciting

Updated 4/20/15

FLASH!!

Stuart, Tramore Regardless, and his sister Remy, Tramore Rememberance
took their first points at the Flatirons K.C.   They are just 11 months
old and from our "R" litter  5/28/15

GREAT WEEKEND 5/2-3

GCH Tramore Notorious, Torrey, wins his second BEST IN SHOW
AND
Lincoln, is now CH. Tramore Premier Emancipation.  He is the 4th 
 to finish from this litter and on his 2nd birthday!  


Torrey goes Best of Opposite Sex to the top winning Irish Setter bitch of all time
at the Irish Setter Club of America's 2015 National in Georgia.  
 Kristopher was in the final cut and received an Award of Merit.  
Way to go boys!!!!!

Treasure, Ch. Tramore National Treasure (Torrey's sister) is going to have 
puppies sired by Kristopher, Silver GCH. Abbeylane Tramore Above The Limit.
He recently won his 5th Specialty Show in Scottsdale, and continues his
winning ways, even though shown infrequently.