Country of Origin
In 1936, in England, the KC changed their standard to include cream in acceptable colors. Today, English Golden Retrievers can be found around the world. However, to be a full English Golden Retriever, the dog must have European lines from both parents' sides that meet the standard for the KC.
The English Golden Retriever will reach a height between 20-24 inches. Their heads are generally larger and blockier than that of their American counter-parts.
The thick, soft and water repellent coat can come in a variety of shades. Any shade of gold or cream is acceptable.
English Golden Retrievers are very loyal to their families. They are great with kids and other household pets. They are also very obedient and intelligent
English Golden Retrievers are sweet, loving and athletic. They are a laid back breed but yet still playful.
English Golden Retrievers need groomed at least 2 times per week. They should be kept on high quality food and vitamins as well. Exercise is vital in the health of your English Golden Retriever.
English Golden Retrievers are an intelligent breed that need consistent training. They are obedient in nature and are easily trained.
English Golden Retrievers need plenty of daily exercise, especially if they are kept indoors.