Golden retrievers are sturdy, medium-large sized dogs and come with coat colors ranging from a light cream, to a rich golden color. Females range in weight from 55-70lbs, with makes ranging in weight from 60-80lbs.
This breed is an average shedder and loves to be brushed. With the right diet and exercise, the average life expectancy is 10-12 years. Goldens love to go on long walks and love active play, especially with children!