Do they retrieve gold? Figuratively, they do. Golden retrievers win over hearts, show genuine kindness and offer unlimited cuddles. No wonder they are the most popular dog breed in the USA.
They are athletic and good at retrieving games. With their sweet and gentle nature, they are the perfect family dog. They are also utilized as therapy and service dogs.
Golden retrievers have a huge appetite and often times were overfed and obese. Better to keep them in shape by watching their food intake, and taking them to regular exercise.
Dog Breed Group
21 to 24 inches
25 to 34kg
10 to 12 years
Energy filled dogs need mental and physical stimulation. They are at their happiest when activities are action packed. They are the best buddies to bring with you when running, hiking, and other kinds of adventures.
Potential for Playfulness
From simple catch, sit and stay training, to more advanced lessons for tricks and agility, these dogs are up for the challenge. They are always looking forward to having playmates and playdates.
Pumped up dogs who are very agile,active and prefer outdoors. They are historically bred to hunt, work or sport. Though all dogs need exercise, they require regular exercise not just to keep them in shape and healthy.
Gentle natured dogs are easy to handle.They are family dogs - best with kids, elderly and even other animals. Since, they are not loud and rowdy, they are a manageable company when you live in an apartment.
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USUAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Please take note of the following health diseases Golden Retriever usually encounter.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Osteochondrosis Dissecans (OCD)
Von Willebrand's Disease
GROOMING YOUR GOLDEN RETRIEVER
Golden and lustrous hairs are the hallmark of Golden Retrievers. Brace yourself for intensive fur care and maintenance. Commit yourself to daily brushing and detangling especially during their shedding season. Bath them only when necessary. Like any other dog, clean their ears, trim their nails, and brush their teeth to make them look, smell, and feel good.