Looking for a Golden retriever puppy? Read the information about this dog breed.
The golden retriever was developed in the late nineteenth century from a cross of flat- and wavy-coated retrievers, tweed water spaniels and red setters. It was bred by British aristocrats as a retriever and companion. This breed is one of the most popular companion dogs but is also used for a variety of work, including hunting, search and rescue, and assistance work
This dog is a medium to large-size, athletic dog. It has a broad head with small drop ears, brown eyes, and a black or brownish-black nose. The double coat has a soft, dense undercoat and a thick, straight or wavy outer coat in various shades of gold. There is a ruff around the neck and feathering at the legs, chest, belly, and tail. The coat is shortest at the head, ears, paws, and front of the legs.
Size of the golden retriever
An adult golden retriever is between 51 and 61 centimeters. The weight of an adult golden should be between 25 – 35 kilograms.
What is the best owner for a Golden?
It does best with an active family in a suburban or rural home.