The Golden Retriever is a medium-large gun dog that was bred to retrieve shot waterfowl, such as ducks and upland game birds, during hunting and shooting parties. The name “retriever” refers to the breed’s ability to retrieve shot game undamaged due to their soft mouth.
Colors: Dark Golden, Cream, Light Golden, Golden
Temperament: Intelligent, Kind, Reliable, Trustworthy, Confident, Friendly
Weight: Female: 55–71 lbs (25–32 kg), Male: 65–75 lbs (30–34 kg)
Height: Female: 20–22 inches (51–56 cm), Male: 22–24 inches (56–61 cm)
Origin: United Kingdom, Scotland, England
Litter Size: 4-12