Golden Retriever Breed Information

Golden Retriever
Showdog.com Breed Since Sunday, June 01, 2003
Breeders Dogs Entries Litter Size Lifespan* National
24 426 904 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 8 hours ago
2 Brock Hill send a message to Brock Hillsend message 5 hours ago
3 CasaVerde Kennels send a message to CasaVerde Kennelssend message Not Listed
4 me__0021 send a message to me__0021send message 4 hours ago
5 Everdale Goldens send a message to Everdale Goldenssend message 1 day ago
6 Réverie send a message to Réveriesend message 1 day ago
7 dog valleys send a message to dog valleyssend message 9 hours ago
8 GoldCoastKennels send a message to GoldCoastKennelssend message 4 hours ago
9 Gold Lilley Kennels send a message to Gold Lilley Kennelssend message 5 hours ago
10 Chalaz send a message to Chalazsend message 8 days 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 sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.