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Golden Retriever

The gold standard

Breed
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Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs
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Original Name : Golden Retriever

Τυπος : Braccoid

Άλλη ονομασια : Golden

Μεγεθος αρσενικου : 22-24 inches

Μεγεθος θηλυκου : 20-22 inches

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Χωρα προελευσης : United Kingdom

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Golden Retrievers have all the qualities needed to justify their worldwide popularity: friendly and affectionate, their proverbial gentleness explains their success as a family dog, which shows no sign of waning.

Κεφαλι+

Balanced, well chiseled with broad skull lacking in coarseness, well set on the neck.

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Σωμα+

Balanced, with level topline, strong, muscular, short loins, deep brisket.

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Τριχωμα+

Any shade of gold or cream, not red or mahogany, some white hairs are permitted on the chest.

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Αυτια+

Medium sized and set just about at eye level.

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Set and carried level with the back, reaching the hock but not curled at the tip.

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Τριχα+

Flat and wavy with good feathering; dense, water-resistant undercoat.

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While the Labrador is the undoubted star of the retriever family over all, in some countries it has to bow to the supremacy of the Golden Retriever. The origins of the breed go all the way back to a yellow retriever by the name of Nous, bought by Lord Tweedmouth in 1865 and subsequently crossed a number of times, notably with a now defunct breed, the Tweed Water Spaniel. The breed club was formed in 1913 thanks to the dynamism of a certain Mrs. Charlesworth.

Did you know ?

Golden Retrievers are loved and trusted family dogs around the globe, but they are also versatile sporting and working dogs. In sports they excel in disciplines as varied as obedience and agility; they also serve humans as search and rescue, and as guide dogs; and they are outstanding trackers and retrievers on the hunt.

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