Curly-Coated Retriever

Breed: Curly-Coated Retriever

Family: Stop / Hunting Dog

Nationality: Great Britain

Weight (kg): 32 - 36
Size (cm): 64 - 69
Hair type: Thick and composed of small curls tight and dry on the body. Abundant moulting.

Color standards: Black or brown.

Origin and history: Three races are at the origin of this one: the water spaniels, the primitive labradors and the poodles.

Personality: Robust, strong, enduring, active, courageous, affectionate but independent. He has a very fine nose, and is an excellent swimmer.

Known health problem: hip dysplasia, progressive atrophy of the retina, entropion, cataract, torsion of stomach, hypothyroidism, epilepsy.

Note: Requires a firm education.