All you need to know about Golden Retrievers.

Origins: Hailing from the Highlands of Scotland in the late 1800s, they have remained one of the most popular breeds.

Features: Size - medium. Life expectancy - 10 - 12 years.  Colour - Shades of Golden and Cream. Coat type - Double and Dense.

Temperament: Affectionate,Intelligent playful, Even - tempered.

Training: Golden retrievers need extensive training to maintain good canine manners.

Food and nutrition: High - quality, easily digestible proteins are a must -have. They have an equal liking for wet and dry food.

Exercise: A sporting breed and can handle a day's extensive activity. Minimum 2 hours of daily exercise is needed.

Grooming: Their thick double coat sheds moderately throughout the year. Brushing once everyday is advisable.

Health concerns: They are usually healthy dogs but prone to Allergies,Eye issues, Heart disease,Hip Dysplasia,Dental problems.