Golden Retriever Facts

Here are some carefully complied Golden Retriever facts for you to digest. Have a read and amaze your friends with your brilliant Golden Retriever facts!

  • Golden Retrievers were originally bred to retrieve ducks, pheasants and other upland game
  • Goldies are smooth movers when they are running, this is due to them being slightly longer then they are tall
  • Golden Retrievers were not recognised as a species until the 1920's
  • Goldies are even tempered and easy to train
  • Golden Retrievers require regular grooming as their long coat can become matted
  • Goldies love routine and prefer to have a recognised schedule
  • Golden Retrievers require plenty of exercise, they love to run!
  • Goldies generally have a lifespan of around 10 - 12 years