Golden Retriever is large type of dog.
Golden Retriever belongs to the group of Sporting Dogs.
Golden Retriever originates from Scotland.
Golden Retriever was created by mixing Yellow Flat-coated Retriever with Tweed Water Spaniel.
Golden Retriever was created to facilitate hunting of waterfowl.
Golden Retriever can reach 22 to 24 inches in heigh.
Golden Retriever can reach 55 to 80 pounds of weight.
Golden Retriever has thick waterproof double coat that can be straight or wavy.
Golden Retriever coat ranges from pale cream to golden-reddish.
Golden Retriever coat darkens with age.
Golden Retriever sheds profusely and it requires daily brushing.
Golden Retriever gives birth to 5 to 10 puppies.
Golden Retriever has an average lifespan of 10 to 12 years.
Golden Retriever is frequently used as a sniffer dog and as a search-and-rescue dog.
Golden Retriever also likes to swim and play in the water.
The three subtypes of the Golden Retriever reflect the typical variations in dimensions and coat.
British type Golden Retrievers are prevalent throughout Europe and Australia.
Canadian Golden Retriever has a thinner and darker coat and stands taller than other types.
American types are lankier and less muscular than other types.
Liberty was the presidential pet of President Gerald Ford.
Victory as the presidential pet of Ronald Reagan.
Golden retrievers are the 3rd most popular breed in America.
Golden Retrievers are the 4th smartest dog breed.
Golden retriever puppies cost between $500-$3,000.
Golden retrievers are great with kids.
Golden Retrievers can suffer from hip dysplasia, cardiac and skin disorders and cancer.