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Breed: Flat Coated Retriever
Country of Origin: Has more than one country of Origin
AKC Group: Sporting
Function: Retrieving
Life Span: 10 years
Appearance: Large
Color: Black or liver
Coat Type: Flat
Grooming: Weekly brushings and little, if any minor trimming.
Height: 22-23 inches
Weight: 60-70 pounds
Activity Level: High
Watch Dog: Yes
Protection: Ok
Intelligence: High
Trainability: High
Good With Children: Yes
Good With Pets: Yes
Good With Strangers: Yes
Character: Friendly
Home Environment: Fenced yard
Best Owner: Lively
Potential Problems:  
Physical: Cancer is common in this breed. Hip dysplasia, PRA, CHD, epilepsy and diabetes are occasionally seen.