Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Retriever: Golden Contributor(s): The Kennel Club, Varley E Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Very popular breed around the world. Mostly biddable, faithful and affectionate, although some can be headstrong and wilful. Good family pet, can live in most homes but best in the country. Requires regular grooming and exercise. Classically used as first cross with Labradors to produce guide dogs. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Cairns J Happy Healthy Pet: Golden Retriever. Howell. ISBN 087605300. Schler M The New Golden Retriever. Howell. ISBN 0876051875. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Golden Retriever Club: www.thegoldenretrieverclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. Golden Retriever Club of America: www.grca.org.