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 » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

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 » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Golden Retrievers shed heavily during the winter and summer months. Golden Retrievers shed moderately in the fall and spring. Owners can help reduce shedding with proper grooming. More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs
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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 » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

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 » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Caring for a red Golden Retriever includes allowing it to spend a lot of time indoors with the family, training it faithfully, providing regular grooming and giving it plenty of vigorous exercise. Because red Golden Retr... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Although the best breed for an individual family may vary, Labradors and golden retrievers are excellent choices for families with young children. For quieter families with a lower energy level, English bulldogs may be a... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs