Golden Retriever

About the Breed

These dogs are fairly easy to train and get along in just about any home or family. They’re great with kids and very protective of their humans. If you want a loyal, loving, and smart companion, consider adopting one of these pups into your pack.

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Healthy weight:

50 to 75 pounds

Recommended Food

Large breed dog food such as Royal Canin Golden Retriever or Hills Science Diet

Breed Colors

  • Light golden
  • Cream
  • Dark Golden
  • Golden

Ideal for owners that

  • Like the outdoors
  • Enjoy companionship
  • Have children
  • Are Novice dog owners
  • Don't mind Large exercise needs

Health Considerations

  • Hip displasia
  • Elbow displasia
  • Cataracts
  • Allergies
  • Prone to being overweight

This breed may be cute, but these are some of their common health issues to be aware of.

Temperment & Skills


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