October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Nearly half of all domestic abuse victims delay leaving because they don’t want
to leave their pet behind, yet as few as 10% of domestic violence shelters accept pets.
The Purple Leash Project is working to change that.

Flat-Coated Retriever

Flat-Coated Retriever

Size
Large
Height
Males – 23 to 24.5 inches, Females – 22 to 23 inches
Weight
60 to 70 pounds
Coat
Medium
Color
Solid black or solid liver
Energy
High
Activities
Hunting, Field Trials, Tracking, Agility, Obedience, Conformation

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.

Did you know
The Flat-Coated Retriever’s ancestors include the Newfoundland, English Setter, as well as sheepdogs and spaniel-like water dogs.A fairly popular breed prior to World War I, the Flat-Coated Retriever was overtaken in popularity by the Labrador and Golden Retrievers.

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