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Curly-Coated Retriever Dog Breed Puppy Ads
Breed Group: Gundog Group Height Male: 25 to 27 inches (64-69 cm)
Breed Size: Large Height Female: 23 to 25 inches (58-64 cm)
Breed Origin: England Weight: 60-95 pounds
The Curly coated Retriever is a sturdy, large, and handsome dog with an athletic build. His coat is tight fitting and curly with a crisp texture, but the hair in his face is short and straight. He has drooping, folded ears, which are also covered in tightly curled hair. His expression is one of eagerness and intelligence. The Curly coated Retriever weighs in at 60-95 pounds. Females are around 23-25 inches, and males around 25-27 inches. Coloring of the Curly coated Retriever is either solid black or liver.

An intelligent, friendly, and affectionate dog, the Curly coated Retriever has plenty of stamina, and is a determined and loveable dog that is well suited to inexperienced dog owners as well as the more experienced. It is important to socialize the Curly coated Retriever early on in order to help him develop in terms of confidence, and this is a breed that needs plenty in the way of exercise, interaction, and attention. The Curly coated Retriever is a very loving and loyal dog and makes a great companion and pet. Playful and a little immature even as an adult, the Curly coated Retriever is fun to be around.

The Curly coated Retriever gets along well with children, and also tends to get along with other animals and pets, although he may be wary around strangers. He is a very independent dog, and van be strong willed, but with a confident and assertive owner will soon learn who's boss. This breed has plenty to offer, and he makes an effective watchdog, although he is not really guard dog material. The Curly coated Retriever loves to get involved with a range of activities, and this include swimming, hiking, biking, running, and more, making him an excellent exercise companion. He is a fast learner, and his obedience and problem solving skills are high, which can help to make training easier.

The Curly coated Retriever is the oldest type of retriever around, and originates from England. Popular in New Zealand and Australia, the Curly coated Retriever was an effective quail and duck retriever. The breed was registered with the AKC in 1924.
The lifespan of the Curly coated Retriever is around 12 years, and there are a number of health problems associated with the breed. This includes bloat, seizures, baldness, autoimmune problems, and thyroid problems. The parents of the Curly coated Retriever puppy should have OFA and CERF certificates.
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Curly-Coated Retriever

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Guard Dog? 2
Watch Dog? 3
Exercise Needed? 3
Grooming? 2
Energy Level? 3
Shedding? 3
Ease to Train? 3
Good with children? 5
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