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Golden Retriever
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Origin Scotland
Traits
Weight Male 65–75 lb (29–34 kg)
Female 55–65 lb (25–29 kg)
Height Male 22–24 in (56–61 cm)
Female 20-22 in (51-56 cm)
Coat straight or moderately wavy
Color any shades of gold or cream
Life span average 10-12 years
Classification / standards
FCI Group 8, Section 1 Retrievers #111 standard
AKC Sporting standard
ANKC Group 3 (Gun dogs) standard
CKC Group 1 – Sporting dogs standard
KC (UK) Sporting dog standard
UKC Sporting and fishing
Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris)
Traits
Weight Male 65–75 lb (29–34 kg)
Female 55–65 lb (25–29 kg)
Height Male 22–24 in (56–61 cm)
Female 20-22 in (51-56 cm)
Coat straight or moderately wavy
Color any shades of gold or cream
Life span average 10-12 years
Classification / standards
FCI Group 8, Section 1 Retrievers #111 standard
AKC Sporting standard
ANKC Group 3 (Gun dogs) standard
CKC Group 1 – Sporting dogs standard
KC (UK) Sporting dog standard
UKC Sporting and fishing

 

The Golden Retriever is a large-sized breed of dog bred as gun dogs to retrieve shot waterfowl such as ducks and upland game birds during hunting and shooting parties, and were named 'retriever' because of their ability to retrieve shot game undamaged. Golden Retrievers have an instinctive love of water, and are easy to train to basic or advanced obedience standards. They are a long-coated breed, with a dense inner coat that provides them with adequate warmth in the outdoors, and an outer coat that lies flat against their bodies and repels water. Golden Retrievers are well suited to residency in suburban or country environments. Although they need substantial outdoor exercise, they should be housed in a fenced area because of their instinctual tendency to roam. They shed copiously, particularly at the change of seasons, and require fairly regular grooming.

The breed is a prominent participant in conformation shows for purebred dogs. The Golden Retriever is popular as a disability assistance dog such as being a guide dog for the blind and a hearing dog for the deaf. In addition, they are trained to be a hunting dog, a detection dog, and a search and rescue participant. The breed's friendly, gentle temperament means it is unsuited to being a professional guard dog, but its temperament has also made it the third-most popular family dog breed (by registration) in the United States, the fifth-most popular in Australia, and the eighth-most popular in the United Kingdom. Golden Retrievers are rarely choosy eaters, but require ample exercise (of two or more hours a day). The breed is fond of play but also highly trainable.

The Golden Retriever is a large, strongly built breed with a dense, water-repellant wavy coat. As a dog with origins in pedigree breeding, and due to its widespread historical popularity, some regional variations have emerged in the breed; therefore, the three subtypes of the Golden Retriever reflect the typical variations in dimensions and coat. However, all Golden Retrievers are blonde, yellow, or gold in colour and all subtypes are susceptible to the same health problems. Golden Retrievers also are very smart dogs that are loyal and friendly to their caregivers.

 

...Wikipedia

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