The smart, beautiful and good-natured golden retriever is one of the most popular dog breed in the world. This cheerful dog has beautiful, dense water repellent coat, comes either straight or wavy. As name indicates, color of their coat appears in different shades of golden color. Besides the beauty, golden retriever is an ideal rescue dog, obedient, intelligent and energetic.
A fully grown golden retriever stands 22-24 inches in height and weighs upto 35 kg. They mature very slowly. Therefore, the puppyish nature of this breed remains until four years of age. They need to be socialized and trained well from early ages. Golden retriever shed throughout the year. Daily combing is must to keep their beautiful coat in good condition.
Calm nature is the first quality of golden retriever breed. Due to this same quality they can’t be a good guard dog. But they are loyal, obedient and very intelligent. They learn tricks very quickly. Golden retrievers are also very active and love to involve in various tasks assign to them by the masters.