Golden retrievers were developed in the 1800s by Baron Tweedmouth in Scotland but were not officially recognized as a breed until 1925. Since then, golden retrievers have enjoyed an extraordinary amount of fame in the Un... More »

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Yellow Labrador retrievers are an extremely popular breed of dog that fills multiple roles as family pets, service dogs and hunting dogs. The first Labrador retriever was bred in Newfoundland to help fishermen with their... More »

The first time a Golden Retriever goes into heat is when she reaches approximately 10 to 14 months old. There are circumstances where a dog can go into heat at a younger age, but this usually happens when she is around o... More »

Golden retrievers live about 10 to 12 years. Golden retrievers are gentle with children, obedient, intelligent and devoted, and they are considered one of the most desirable breeds of dog. More »

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Golden retrievers can have partially black tongues. While the Chow Chows and Shar-Peis are commonly-known breeds with fully black tongues, many other purebred dogs, or dogs with mixed heritage, can have black spots or se... More »

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Miniature Labradoodles are a cross breed of Labrador retrievers and poodles, and they typically live between 12 and 14 years. The average miniature Labradoodle eats between 1.5 and 2.5 cups of dry food each day. Exact fe... More »

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Chihuahuas are the smallest dog breed in the world and one of the oldest breeds in North America. A state in Mexico serves as the breed's namesake. More »