FAQ About Golden Retrievers
Are dogs afraid of the water?
Golden Retrievers instinctively love to swim. They enjoy spending time in the water to play fetch.
Can we say that golden retrievers are smart?
Yes! They are actually the 4th smartest breed in the world. Border Collies, Poodles and German Sheppards took the spot in top three.
Can you state the three sub-types of Golden Retrievers?
Golden Retrievers vary in dimension and coat color. British Golden Retrievers has a lighter color. Whereas the American types has a gold coat, darker than the British type. Canadian type has a thinner and darker coat and stands taller than other types.
What is the average lifespan of a golden retriever?
An average lifespan is 11-12 years. Unfortunately, Golden Retrievers are known to have genetic disorders. Therefore, the pets should be taken to the vet for annual check-ups. They also suffer from obesity because they love to eat. So think twice when you're giving your pet a treat.
Why are they so popular?
Golden Retrievers are social dogs. They can take care of humans and animals, even cats. They make great therapy dogs as well!