Flat-Coated Retriever

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – 23 to 24.5 inches, Females – 22 to 23 inches
  • Weight

    60 to 70 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Solid black or solid liver
  • Energy

  • Activities

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


An excellent bird dog and swimmer, the Flat-Coated Retriever has a friendly personality and ever-wagging tail, making him an outstanding family pet. This intelligent, gentle breed is easily trained. The Flat-Coated Retriever has a puppy-like exuberance throughout his life. An active breed, he needs vigorous daily exercise and minimal grooming for his feathered coat.

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