Dog Breeds - Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever is a water-loving dog developed to retrieve game during hunting. Intelligent and patient, they are one of the most popular family dogs and are always eager to please.

The Golden Retriever seems to have been developed along with the improvements in accuracy with firearms, with retrieving from greater distances becoming a requirement of the breed. A thick, waterproof coat, they are light to dark golden colours.

  • Group: Gundog
  • Size: Large
  • Exercise: Considerable
  • Grooming: Moderate
  • Lifespan: 9 - 15 years

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Golden Retriever Dogs