Looking for a Golden retriever? Read the information about the Golden retrievers.
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. The Golden Retriever 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
The Golden Retriever 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 legs.
Size of the golden retriever
An adult golden retriever is between 21.5 and 24 inches. The weight of an adult golden retriever should be between 55 and 75 pounds.
What is the best owner for a Golden retriever?
It does best with an active family in a suburban or rural home.