Females: 55-65 pounds
About the Breed:
Golden Retrievers are medium-sized athletic dogs with energetic natures. They have medium-length hair that should be brushed frequently. Goldens are known for are known for their kind eyes, loyalty and enthusiasm for life. Though bred as hunting dogs, these qualities also make them excellent family dogs. Goldens usually get along well with children and are known to be incredibly affectionate and intelligent.
Golden Retrievers make wonderful service dogs. They are often very successful as guide, assistance, or search and rescue dogs. These are active dogs which require daily exercise and thorough training. If these needs are met, a Golden is bound to be your happy, loyal companion. It is no surprise that Golden Retrievers are one of the most popular and well-known dog breeds in the world.
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