Golden retriever

General&Description

The golden retriever is known to be a large breed of dog that are also known to be used as hunting dogs to retrieve fowls, wild ducks, and upland game birds. They are known as retrievers because of their ability to retrieve shot game birds in an undamaged way.

Golden retrievers are known to have a love for water and are also easy to train in basic standards. They are known to be the best friend of man and are also used as domestic pet dogs. They should be allowed to roam in the open because they need to exercise and they also need to be groomed regularly.

Characteristics

A Golden retriever in Scotland

A Golden retriever in Scotland

The Golden retriever is a large, strong and well bred dog with a good pedigree. It has a dense water repellant wavy coat. It is known to have widespread historical popularity with some regional variations. There are three kinds of Golden retriever based on their dimensions and their coats like blonde, yellow and gold color. They are smart dogs who love being companion of man.

Distribution

This dog was originally bred in Scotland, England, United States and Canada, however now it is found all over the world.

Diet

Golden retrievers are known to be omnivorous animals who feed on all kinds of food, their favorite being meat, milk and bread.

Behavior

x

One of the most social dogs- the golden retriever

Golden retrievers are known to be friendly, kind and confident. They are known to be good family pets that are good with children. They are not very good guard dogs. A Golden retriever is calm, naturally intelligent with eagerness to please everyone

Reproduction

A Golden retriever attains sexual maturity around 6-7 months for males and females. Female dogs start having their first estrous cycle and then experience these cycles bi-annually. They bear their litters roughly 58 to 68 days after their fertilization. They give birth to 4- 5 golden colored puppies in a litter.

 

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scientific classification of Golden retriever

Golden retriever

Orders

Golden retriever

Golden retriever

Scientific Classification

Recent Posts

  • About Fossa

    General Fossa is a relative of the mongoose, it...
  • Lowland Streaked Tenrec

    General Lowland streaked tenrecs are endemic to...
  • Wild Dogs

    The African wild dog also known as Cape hunting...
  • Maned Wolf

    General They look mostly like long-legged fox m...
  • Fishing Cat

    General Their eye for their prey is brilliant, ...
Smurfzoo - Animal Kingdom

383 Total Animals,Do a search of animals and animal species, to learn more about animals

About Fossa

General Fossa is a relative of the mongoose, it is a unique type of animal in the forests of Madagascar, which an African island in the Indian ocean. It grows up to 6 feet long from nose to the tip of tail, and weighs around 26 pounds. The fossa is a slim and flexible bodied

Lowland Streaked Tenrec

General Lowland streaked tenrecs are endemic to Madagascar. These creepy looking insectivores form a diverse group. Tenrecinae looks like a cross between a hedgehog and a shrew; their snouts are pointed and long, and their coat has spines all over it. Characteristics The Lowland streaked tenrecs and differentiated by two main features and that is,

Wild Dogs

The African wild dog also known as Cape hunting dog or painted dog, generally moves around in the open plains and also can be seen roaming around in the sparse woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa. These long-legged creatures only possess four toes per foot, that other dogs do not have. Characteristics Other dogs have five toes