Curly-Coated Retriever

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – 25 to 27 inches at the withers, Females – 23 to 25 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    65 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Black or liver
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Hunting, Field Trials, Tracking, Agility, Obedience, Conformation
  • Indoor/Outdoor


An excellent hunting companion, the Curly-Coated Retriever has a gentle temperament that makes him an ideal family dog. Loving with children and eager to please, this breed is a protective watchdog. The robust, athletic Curly enjoys swimming and needs vigorous daily exercise to keep him from becoming bored and destructive. His short coat requires minimal care and occasional baths.

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