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Flat-Coated Retriever
The Peter Pan of retrievers is known for its sense of humor.
Height: 22 to 24.5 inches at shoulder
Weight: 55 to 70 pounds
Coat: medium-length and shiny
Life span: 10 to 12 years
Breed Group: Sporting Dogs
The Flat-Coated Retriever was originally developed as a dual-purpose retriever of game on land and from water, and he's still popular for that purpose today. He also competes in obedience, rally, and agility, is a super therapy dog, and is an ideal companion for people who enjoy are looking for an active breed.
Flat-Coated Retriever profile on DogTime.com
General Characteristics
Amount of shedding
Apartment appropriate
Cold tolerance
Drooling potential
Ease at being home alone
Friendly toward strangers
Heat tolerance
Watchdog ability
Affectionate with family
Energy level