Flat-Coated Retriever dog breed

Flat-Coated Retriever breed description

Flat-Coated Retriever are hunting dogs. Retrievers belongs in the sporting-gundog group. A retriever have been bred with respect to Sporting-properties.

The flat-coated retriever comes across as a very bright breed. The dog thrives best when doing tasks that involve mental challenges.

Flat-Coated Retrievers sheds, but less than many other breeds. Although frequent care of the coat is not strictly necessary, it contributes to the dog's overall well-being and prosperity.

Flat-Coated Retriever responds well at obedience training, and are often very easy to exercise with. Certainly, there is considerable variation between individual dogs, and more so than than the variation between one breed to the other. The dog breed are often focused in what it is doing, and easy to deal with. Energy and energy is synonymous with this dog breed , and they will always be with you for a walk in fresh air. The dog breed have a great need for training, it will be best if the person responsible for the dog are active as well.

The breed appears to be very good-natured, and rarely show aggressive behavior above guests. They are usually good-natured with other dogs. The dog breed referred to as child-friendly, but remember: No dogs should never leave small children alone with dogs, regardless of breed or size. Children-friendly dogs may be a myth more than anything else, all dogs are different! As distant descendants of the wolf this dog breed still have some strong instincts. This breed tends to play bite at puppyhood, and if this occurs, one should address the problem as early as possible.

This is a robust dog that can tolerate cold and low temperatures nice and thrive winter and summer. If you are looking for dog breeds that enjoys fun activities and games, you can add this one to your list.

The dog breed's physical features: A flat-coated retriever is a midsize breed, medium-length coat, with an average body shape, hanging ears, short hanging tail, and without doubt a beautiful dog.

Health: The health problems for flat-coated retrievers differs from dog to dog and can vary between individuals. Associated problems include hip dysplasia, PRA, tooth problems, gum disease, hypothyroidism, different illnesses in canines and other diseases and health problems.

Other information about the dog breed: The flat-coated retriever were first bred in England. Life expectancy will vary, but anything from 9 to 11 years is normal. The dog breed is a relatively highly popular and there is still someone who advertises puppies for sale. Flat-Coated Retrievers were initially bred for game retrieving. This breed have other names as well: flatcoated, flatcoat retriever, turbo retriever, flatcoat.

Flat-Coated Retriever classification: American Kennel Club places the dog breed in the group «sporting dogs». United Kennel Club files the dog breed in the category «guardian dog». Flat-Coated Retriever have been approved by FCI and their dog breed list as #121 in section «retrievers» (8.1) in the group «retrievers, flushing dogs, water dogs» (registered 1988-09-08). Also recognized by the Canadian Kennel as «sporting dogs».

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