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Golden Retriever

Group Gundogs
AKC Group AKC Sporting Dogs
Temperament active, good natured
Size large dog breeds
Feeding Large Feeding Dog breeds
Coat care Moderate Grooming
Activeness Active Dog Breeds
How friendly is this dog? Extremely Sociable Dog Breeds
Watch dog Friendly Watch Dog
Training Easy to train dogs breeds

Golden Retriever Facts

First used for Retrieving birds
Country of origins Great Britain
Year of origin 1800s
Colors Golden
Height (min) 20 inches (50 cm)
Height (max) 24 inches (60 cm)
Weight (min) 60 lbs (27 kg)
Weight (max) 80 lbs (36 kg)
Life expectancy (min) 10 years
Life expectancy (max) 12 years