Breed Information

Golden Retriever

The Golden Retriever, with its intelligence and eager to please attitude, is one of the most popular breeds in the United States according to AKCĀ® registration statistics. The working ability that has made the Golden Retriever such a useful hunting companion also make him an ideal guide, assistance and search and rescue dog. The golden-colored coat is the hallmark of this versatile breed, and can range from light to dark gold. This active and energetic Sporting breed can adapt to many different living situations but requires daily exercise. His water-repellant double-coat sheds seasonally and needs regular brushing. With his friendly temperament and striking golden color, this breed is both beautiful to look at and a joy to own.

Breed characteristics

A few facts about this lovable breed

Golden Retriever's Average Weight

Weight

Average weight is 20-24 lbs

Golden Retriever's Average Height

Height

Average height is 55-75 inches

Golden Retriever's Personality

Personality

family dog, workers, lovers