The Golden Retriever is a breed of dog, as a gundog to retrieve shot waterfowl during hunting.
The Golden Retriever is a beautiful, well-proportioned, sturdy dog with a feathered, medium-length, cream to golden-colored coat. The breed was originated in the Scottish Highlands in the late 1800s and was used predominantly for hunting purposes. Their intelligence and versatility sees them employed in a variety of roles including illegal drug detection, search and rescue, as hunting dogs and as guide dogs. Puppies are also bred at home. In fact, Golden Retriver puppies are one of the cutest puppies of retriver species.
Deviation in height of more than one inch from standard either way and u or overshot bite is considered as a disqualification for the Golden Retriver breed.
The median life span for Golden Retrievers is approximately 10 to 12 years.