Golden Retriever Breed Information

Golden Retriever
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
27 364 937 5.9 13 17

Schedule of Points

Sex 1 2 3 4 5
Dogs 2 3 4 5 6
Bitches 2 3 4 5 6

Top Kennels in Breed

Rank Username Contact Last Visit
1 Goldriver send a message to Goldriversend message 1 hour ago
2 Réverie send a message to Réveriesend message 53 minutes ago
3 Everdale Goldens send a message to Everdale Goldenssend message 9 hours ago
4 Brock Hill send a message to Brock Hillsend message 3 hours ago
5 Riverlodge send a message to Riverlodgesend message 3 hours ago
6 Double Dragon send a message to Double Dragonsend message 4 hours ago
7 sarahschneider2012 send a message to sarahschneider2012send message 22 hours ago
8 DE Light send a message to DE  Lightsend message 12 hours ago
9 Steph send a message to Stephsend message 22 hours ago
10 KVS Kennels send a message to KVS Kennelssend message 8 hours ago

Breed Scale of Points

Trait Importance
Head 20
Forequarter 10
Hindquarter 10
Gait 15
Top Neck and Back 10
Coat 5
Size 5
Feet 5
General 20


Lifespan
Lifespan refers to the earliest age (in months) that Golden Retriever dogs can die on Showdog.com
"General" Factor
The "General" factor takes into account such things as show shine and temperament in addition to the other genetic traits.
Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.