The Golden Retriever is a Scottish breed of medium size. It is characterised by a gentle and affectionate nature and a striking golden coat. ​

It’s not surprising that Golden Retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds. The Golden Retriever is equally at home as a beloved companion, a gun dog, a guide dog for the blind, an agility or retrieving trial competitor, a show dog or a therapy dog. The Goldens desire to please is legendary, making the breed excel as an obedience competitor, an assistance dog, or working search and rescue. Goldens are noted for their loving disposition and are an excellent breed for families with children.​

The Golden Retriever is a large breed and has a lifespan of 12 to 14 years.





Kind, Friendly & Confident


Male: 65 – 76 lb (29 – 34 kg)

Female: 55- 65 lb (25 – 29 kg)


Male: 22 – 24 inches (56 – 61 cm)

Female: 20 – 22 inches (51 – 61 cm)


Double Coated and can be straight or wavy, grooming is necessary


Any shade from cream to gold

Life Span

12 – 14 years


Daily exercise is a must


Training is a must


Group 3 Gundog