Golden Retriever

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – 23 to 24 inches at the withers, Females – 21.5 to 22.5 inches at the withers
  • Weight

    Males – 65 to 75 pounds, Females – 55 to 65 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

  • Energy

  • Activities

    Conformation, Field Trials, Hunting Tests, Tracking, Narcotics Detection, Agility, Conformation, Therapy, Service Dog
  • Indoor/Outdoor


One of the most popular breeds in the U.S., the Golden Retriever is a sturdy, athletic dog known for his intelligence and eager-to-please attitude. The Golden Retriever is patient, kind and loves everyone. His keen nose makes him an excellent hunting companion, and his gentle nature suits him well for therapy work or being a service dog for the disabled. The Golden needs daily exercise and regular grooming.

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