Everything You Need to Know About Retrievers

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They are sweet, big and smart. What is there not to love about Retrievers? Here is some more info on this breed!
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About Retrievers

Retrievers are dogs that would literally retrieve games for hunters.
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Temperament

Retrievers are a loyal dog. They have a willingness to please, learn and obey. They are great with children.
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Types of Retrievers

Breeds include Chesapeake Bay, Curly-Coated, Flat-Coated, Golden Lab and Nova Scotia Duck Talking Retrievers.
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Facts

Did you know that during the recent Orlando Nighyclub shooting at Pulse Night Club, 12 Golden Retrievers were brought in to provide comfort to survivors, those who are grieving and the medical works. They were K-9 Comfort Dogs. The comfort dogs also comforted victims of the Sandy Hook shooting and Boston Marathon bombing.
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Retrievers Health

For the most part, retrievers are pretty healthy. They are active and energetic breed that is pretty adaptable to various living conditions. They however, need daily exercise.
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Grooming

Some breeds of retrievers like Goldens shed moderately all year. Brushing them every other day helps maintain the dander. But fyi, invest in a good vaccuum cleaner. It’ll help with the amount they do shed.
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Care

Feeding a medium sized dog like a retriever will run out about $50-70 a month. There is also monthly heartworm as well as flea medications that will cost up to $120. Don’t forget collars, toys, leashes, beds…
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Training them!

Retrievers are pretty easy to potty train and they make great house dogs. They are sensitive animals so training should be loving, firm, but gentle.
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They Are Quiet

Retrievers are pretty good watchdogs. They bark ocassionally, but probably won’t bother you if they wake up in the middle of the night.
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In Close

Retrievers are well adjusted animals. They have a sweet, loving disposition and get along well with other dogs, cats and small animals. They are a perfect family companion.
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