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Flat-Coated Retriever

Flat-Coated Retriever is a smartest gun dog breed which originated in the United Kingdom. At first sight, you might think that Flat-Coated Retriever looks like Golden Retriever, but it is a distinctive breed serve as dual purpose Retriever both on land and water to retrieve Birds and animals on shooting events.

Flat-Coated Retriever

This dog is an ideal companion for those family who are searching for a well obedient and active dog. The average size of this Sporting dog 56 to 62 cm in height and wait upto 25-36 kg.

Life Span 8 – 14 years
Color Black and Liver
Temperament Outgoing, Devoted, Optimistic, Confident, Friendly
Height Male: 59–62 cm Female: 56–59 cm
Weight Male: 27–36 kg Female: 25–32 kg
Origin United Kingdom
Group Sporting Group

One thing you should know about this breed which is recommended that some breeders claims that Flat-Coated Retriever puppies comes in three colors but in reality flat coated dog come in only black and liver.

Breed Characteristics

Adapts well to Apartment Living
Sensitivity Level
Tolerates being Alone
Kids Friendly
Dog Friendly
Friendly toward Strangers
Easy to Train
Intelligence Level
Easy To Groom
Exercise Needs
Energy Level
Exercise Needs

Flat-Coated Retriever is also a longest lived dog breed with an average lifespan of 12 to 14 years. These dogs are amicable and love to play with kids.

But these dogs can’t be considered as a watchdog as they are also friendly towards strangers.

Flat-Coated Retriever Puppies

You will like to own this dog because this dog takes the longest time to get mature mentally it means you can play with your colossal puppy for several years. These dogs not recommended for Apartment living people.

If you are neatnik man, then this breed will not be a good fit for you as they shed profusely which might create a problem for you. It is recommended that this dog should be feed with 3 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, should be divided into two meals.

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