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Flat-Coated Retriever

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Flat-Coated Retriever

Flat-Coated Retriever

UK KC Classification Gundog
Country of Origin UK
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 56 - 61 cm (22 - 24 inches)
Weight 25 - 35 Kgs (60 - 80 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Flat-Coated Retrievers are well built, medium sized dogs. They are black or liver in colour.


Flat-Coated Retrievers are bright, active, confident and kind dogs.


If you are considering a Flat-Coated Retriever as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They thrive in cold climates
They require a lot of grooming
They are easy to obedience train
They need a lot of physical exercise

Interesting Facts

Flat-Coated Retrievers are also known as:
Flatte (Sweden)


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