Curly Coated Retriever

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Curly Coated Retriever

Great Britain, 1800s
Probably descended from the now extinct English Water Spaniel and the Newfoundland

Companion, Gundog

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-13 years of age

Weight & Height
70-80 Pounds & 25-27 Inches

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia, Epilepsy, Alopecia, Cancer, Eye Problems.

Physical Description
Strong, medium to large size dog. The head is long and wedge-shaped with dark, almond-shaped eyes and small drop ears. The chest is deep and the tail is long.

Friendly, boisterious dog which can be dominant at times. This breed is best suited in a family with older children who will now pester it to much.

They are intelligent and usually learn quickly what is expected of it.

Living Conditions
Apartment living is not recommended

Brush the coated as little as possible, brushing it too much can damage the coat.

Needs alot of exercise. They love to swim and can be trained forr field sports as well.

Coat Texture
Curly, water-proof coat

Coat Colors






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Average of 8 puppies are usually born per litter. Obedience training should begin early

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club

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