Dog Breeds - Flat Coated Retriever

Breed :         Sporting
Weight:         60-70 lbs
Height:          Male: 23-24.5; Female: 22-23.5 inches
Color(s):        solid black or liver

Flat Coated Retriever Breed Information:
The Flat Coated Retriever was developed, in United Kingdom by crossing several breeds of dogs, which included Irish setter, Labrador, Water Dog and St. John’s Newfoundland, it was developed as a retriever on both land and water. This breed excels in hunting, tracking, guarding, and obedience. If it is trained well, then it can do excellent in many sports and also be a very affectionate family companion.

Flat Coated Retriever Health and Diseases:
The Flat coated retriever breed lives for nearly 10 years and is known to suffer from the following health problems and dog disease:
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Progressive Retinal Atrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Cancer
  • Luxating Patellas
  • Diabetes