Golden Retriever – Gentleman in Dog Pets Family
Golden Retriever is one of the most popular pets in American families. People usually think this breed a devoted and honest oriented pet. How much do you know about golden retriever? The following information is prepared for people who are interested in raising golden retrievers.
Golden retriever has decent European ancestry and it is a breed initially raised for hunting and retrieving game birds and waterfowl. It is said that this breed hybridizes both flat-coated retriever and the tweed water spaniel, or with other breeds to make it an excellent breed. It belongs to the medium sized breeds, and the average weight is 60 to 90 pounds and the average height is 21 to 24 inches. Males are always much heavier than female gold retrievers.
The highlight of gold retrievers is the thick gold coat, which can keep warm and protect them from cold weather. The outer coat is water resistant, and lays plain on the surface of the body. To keep their dense gold coat in good look, you should bath them often and do frequent and regular grooming.
Gold retrievers are intelligent and affectionate and they are usually best companions for the youth and the aged. They are easy to adapt new surroundings and will soon get on well with their masters. It will be better if you training a gold retriever since it was a puppy because this is the best period for it to learn more commands.
This breed belongs to the sporting group, which means gold retrievers require enough regular exercise. To the extent possible, daily walks will be good for their health and make them keep in happiness mood. You can also let them go in for some activities such as swimming, playing and retrieving.
Golden retriever has been human beings’ best friends not only because of their outstanding appearance but also their mild and honest temper. If you already keep these features in your mind, it’s time to own your golden retriever now.
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