Males height average: 23-24". Femaleís height
Males weight average: 65-75 lbs. Females weight average:
obedient, alert, active, affectionate
Golden Retriever was developed in England and in Scotland
during the late 19th century in order to aid hunters
retrieve their prey of waterfowl in water and on land.
These hunters dreamed of creating the perfect hunting
companion. The results of their selective breeding led us
to today's Golden Retriever. The Golden Retriever can have
a variety of jobs. They are used in field trials,
obedience classes, hunting, as well as being guide dogs
for blind individuals.
The Golden retrieverís personality is eager, alert,
self-confident, friendly, reliable, and trustworthy. They
make a great family dog and are excellent with children,
quite patient. Golden Retrievers will adapt to living in
small quarters, such as an apartment, but will still
require plenty of exercise outdoors. They need to have
daily exercise. They are happiest running outdoors, in
wide-open areas. Gets along well with other dogs, should
he meet a fellow canine during a walk, but if introducing
a new pet into the home, gradual and slow introductions
The Golden retrieverís coat is long, can be straight or
wavy, and is thick as well as water-repellent. The color
of the coat can be varying shades of gold. Their coat does
shed. Their coat needs to be groomed at least weekly to
keep it free from tangles and to remove shedding hair.
Training: socialization and obedience.