Golden Retriever also known as Yellow Retriever and Russian Circus Dog
Dog breed : seen here is Golden Retriever in golden yellow coat.
Bred in Scotland owned by Lord Tweedmouth, Golden Retriever was believed initially evolved from crossing breeds between the Flat Coated Retriever ancestry and extinct breed Tweed Water Spaniel. It was gained popularity in late Victorian England. Until around 1920 it was known as Golden Flat Coated Retriever.
type : gundog, sometimes also categorized as sporting dog, good family pet too
country of origin : Scotland
since : 1800s
height : 50 - 60cm ( 20 - 24in )
weight : 27 to 36kg ( 60 - 80lb )
coat : from cream to golden color
temperament : delightful, alert, good retrieving instincts
characteristics : golden color wavy flat coat on body and tail, long body shape, straight forelegs
feeding : one and a half can of meat and biscuits in equal amount
exercise : plenty
grooming : regular brushing
**other dog breeds look almost alike : short coat Labrador Retriever of Newfoundland ( some in black ), Hovawart of Germany and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever of Canada and Flat Coated Retriever of Newfoundland.
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