Incredible facts about golden retrievers

Dudley Coutts Marjoribanks, also known as Lord Tweedmouth, established the breed in Scotland in the late nineteenth century.

Golden retrievers are kind, affectionate, and very intelligent.

Golden Retrievers make excellent therapy dogs.

Golden Retrievers love to eat and will eat almost anything.

Golden Retrievers are athletic dogs.

They are ranked as the fourth brightest dog breed (after Border Collies, Poodles, and German Shepherds).

It was first registered with the American Kennel Club in 1925 and was officially recognized as a breed in 1932.

They have a water-repellent double coat that sheds seasonally.

Golden Retrievers have an average lifespan of about 10-12 years.

Golden retrievers can run as quickly as wolves.

They are the third most common dog breed in America.