We have had golden retrievers for many years and lost our boy over last Christmas. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss our suitability if you are looking to rehome your boy with a highly affectionate family. Lots of space and always somebody home.
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Carry out the research so you have the necessary knowledge of the pet you are getting. Since owning a dog is a big commitment, you should research about the breed fully to make sure it fits your current lifestyle and budget.
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As of 2013, there are 339 dog breeds in the world, according to Fédération Cynologique Internationale. With so many breeds, it can be hard to identify the best dog breed of them all. As such, we chose to identify the top 3 best canine pets according to certain categories. By doing so, you will be able to determine for yourself which breeds have superior qualities. Also, with this dog breed comparison, you will be able to identify which types suit you best.
Retriever breeds never fail to excel in field work or any dog sports. Two of the most popular retriever breeds are the Labrador and Golden retriever. Both dogs show uncanny ability as they stride with great speed and grace to different trails either in cold water or rough terrain. Undeniably, these dogs surpass the expectations of dogs as “just pets”.
Mason is a ten-year-old golden retriever from New England that almost lost his precious friend, Sid the Sloth, a soft toy. Despite being the dog’s favourite toy, Sid was often left outside after playtime.