Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Retriever: Golden

Contributor(s): The Kennel Club, Varley E


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

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