The Flat-Coated Retriever was originally developed as a dual-purpose retriever of game on land and from water, and he’s still popular for that purpose today. He also competes in obedience, rally, and agility, is a super therapy dog, and is an ideal companion for people who are looking for an active dog breed.

Watch and learn about Flat-Coated Retriever dog's key characteristics:

Key Vitals of Flat-Coated Retriever Dog
Name Dog Breed Group Height Weight Life Span
Flat-Coated Retriever Dog Sporting Dogs 1 foot, 10 inches to 2 feet tall at the shoulder 55 to 70 pounds 10 to 12 years