Dog Breeds - Curly Coated Retriever

Breed :     Sporting
Weight:    Male: 80-100; Female: 70-90 lbs
Height:     Male: 25-27; Female: 23-25 inches
Color(s):  Black or Liver

Curly Coated Retriever Breed Information:
The Curly Coated Retriever, commonly referred to as Curly, is one of the oldest Retrieving breeds having emerged in England for hunting purposes. They are the oldest, as well as tallest of the retrievers. Curly Coated and Wavy Coated were amongst the first two breeds to be recognized in 1860. These are very famous in New Zealand and Australia but at the same time quite uncommon in USA.

Curly Coated Retriever Health and Diseases:
Their average life span is 9 to 14 years but some may even live as long as 15 to 17 years of age. The medical problems associated with them are:
  • Eye problems
  • Epilepsy
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Heart problems
  • Bloat
  • Cancer
  • Glycogen Storage Disease