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Golden Retriever

Overview of Golden Retriever



Golden Retriever dog breed is Pure breed Large in size. Fur of Golden Retriever is thick and soft . Basic origin of Golden Retriever is  Scotland, England, United Kingdom. Golden Retriever is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train, Golden Retriever is commonly Reliable, Friendly, Kind, Confident, Trustworthy, Intelligent. The temperament of the Golden Retriever is a hallmark of the breed, and is described in the standard as kind, friendly and confident. Golden Retrievers make good family pets, particularly as they are patient with children. They are not one-man dogs and are generally equally amiable with both strangers and those familiar to them. Their trusting, gentle disposition makes them a poor guard dog. Any form of unprovoked aggression or hostility towards either people, dogs or other animals, whether in the show ring or community, is considered unacceptable in a Golden Retriever and is not in keeping with the character of the breed, nor should a Golden Retriever be unduly timid or nervous. The typical Golden Retriever is calm, naturally intelligent and biddable, and with an exceptional eagerness to please. Golden Retrievers are also noted for their intelligence. The breed ranks fourth in Stanley Coren's The Intelligence of Dogs following the Border Collie, Poodle, and German Shepherd as one of the brightest dogs ranked by obedience-command train ability.
Golden Retriever is available in lustrous golden of various shades Colors.

Height and weight of Golden Retriever

Adult Male of Golden Retriever is about 65-75 lbs (29-34 kg) and adult female of Golden Retriever is about 60-70 lbs (27-32 kg) in Weight.
Height of Golden Retriever is commonly 23-24 in (58-61 cm).

Common Health Issues of Golden Retriever


Golden Retriever has tendency to suffer from lymphosarcoma, mast cell tumour, and osteosarcoma  

Appearance of Golden Retriever

A symmetrical, powerful, active dog, sound and well put together, not clumsy nor long in the leg, displaying a kindly expression and possessing a personality that is eager, alert and self-confident. Primarily a hunting dog, he should be shown in hard working condition. Overall appearance, balance, gait and purpose to be given more emphasis than any of his component parts. Faults-Any departure from the described ideal shall be considered faulty to the degree to which it interferes with the breed's purpose or is contrary to breed character.

Working Class of Golden Retriever

Basically Golden Retriever is Companion dog but is also used as Watch dog.

Training of Golden Retriever

Golden Retriever is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Golden Retriever.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Golden Retriever should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Golden Retriever

Daily exercise for your Golden Retriever is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Golden Retriever is recommended Fetching,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Golden Retriever with children and other pets

Golden Retriever is dog for all, it is not only good with children and pet but also good with stranger.

Special instructions related to your Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers are compatible with other dogs, cats, and most livestock. They are particularly valued for their high level of sociability towards people, calmness, and willingness to learn. Because of this, they are commonly used as guide dogs, mobility assistance dogs, and search and rescue dogs.

User's Golden Retriever

Booga (Golden Retriever) by Maria:
Booga is medium in size and look beautiful, he is obedient and shows respect to me.

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