We outline the different questions that you’ll be asking in relation to microchipping your Golden Retriever. How much it costs, who is responsible for microchipping and your legal requirements in ensuring these details are kept up to date and much more.
Originating in Scotland in the mid-19th century, the breed was developed by crossing a variety of waterfowl retrievers with Tweed Water Spaniels.
The result was a strong, hardy dog with an instinctive love of water and an eagerness to please.
This combination of traits made them ideal for hunting and retrieving game, and they quickly became popular among British hunters.
In the early 20th century, the breed was brought to North America, where it quickly gained popularity as a family pet.
Today, the Golden Retriever is one of the most popular breeds in the world, prized for its intelligence, loyalty, and gentle disposition.
They are highly trainable and make excellent companions for children and adults alike.
Golden Retriever Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 56 to 61cm Female: 51 to 56cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 29 to 34kg Female: 25 to 32kg
Life Expectancy: 10 to 12 years
Temperament: Friendly, Intelligent, Devoted, Trustworthy, and Kind
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Golden Retrievers are playful dogs who love to be out and about, exercising as often as possible. Yet, statistics have shown that 1 in 5 Golden Retriever owners don’t regularly walk their dog, behaviour that, if sustained, can result in health problems in the long term. Exercising your Golden Retriever doesn’t have to be a […]