Enjoy fun facts about Golden Retriever. Check out the history, popularity, running speed, and much more information about the Golden Retriever.
🦮 Golden Retriever is the third most popular dog in America. They are called “golden” because of their beautiful golden-colored fur.
🦮 Golden Retriever dog first appeared at Crystal Palace show in England in 1908.
🦮 Golden Retrievers are also frequently used as guide dogs for the blind.
🦮 Golden Retrievers are gun dogs that trained as detection dogs to assist in search and rescue operations.
🦮 Golden Retrievers can reach a height of up to 61 cm (2 feet) and weigh as much as 34 kilograms (75 pounds).
🦮 The average life span for a Golden Retriever is around 10 to 12 years.
🦮 Golden Retriever is bred to retrieve shot ducks and upland games birds during hunting and shooting parties
🦮 Golden Retrievers can fast runners and run up to 35 mph (56 km/h).
🦮 Golden Retrievers are kind, intelligent, reliable, trustworthy, confident, and friendly dogs. They are playful and gentle with kids.
🦮 The first registration of a Golden Retriever was done by American Kennel Club in 1925.
🦮 Golden Retrievers have appeared in many television shows and films such as Flipper, The Drew Carey Show, Pushing Daisies, Full House, Super Buddies, Air Buddies, space buddies, and The Art of Racing in the Rain.
🦮 Golden Retrievers are very active and need lots of exercises, so they make great companions for people who enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and jogging.
🦮 Finley, Golden Retriever holds Guinness World Record for holding 6 tennis balls in his mouth.