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Flat Coated Retriever

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BREED ATTRIBUTES

GENERAL  
Breed group: Sporting Type: Pure Breed
Talent: Agility, Hunting, Retrieving, Tracking, Watchdog

PHYSICAL  
Size: Large Weight: 60 – 70 lbs Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Dark Brown / Chocolate

ATTRIBUTES  
Life Expectancy: About 9 – 12 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
BREED DETAILS

GENERAL
The Flat-Coated Retriever was developed in the nineteenth century and is a cross between several already established breeds, including the Irish Setter, Labrador, Water Dog, and the St. John's Newfoundland. The Flat Coated Retriever was at one time fairly popular with English sportsmen until the beginning of the World War, but eventually was overshadowed by other Retriever breeds. The Flat-Coated Retriever breed is known for working well on land, water, marshy areas and in a variety of tasks. This wonderful companion tend to be an excellent swimmer and quite versatile as hunting dogs. The noble Flat-Coated Retriever is a loyal, alert, easy-going and protective dog.

COLOR
They come in solid black or liver.

COAT
The Flat Coated Retriever has a all-weather coat that is of moderate length, bright, flat or slightly curly.

PERSONALITY
The Flat Coated Retriever deserves more human affection and attention, so he does very well in an energetic large family where he can be the center of attention. These dogs has a very stable temperament and is superb with children, stranger, other dogs and pets, this breed loves everyone.

CARE
Cancer is common for the Flat-Coated Retriever, also CHD (Canine Hip Dysplasia), PRA (Progressive Retinal Atrophy), epilepsy and diabetes are occasionally seen. The coat of the Flat-Coated Retriever require a minimum amount of grooming on a regular basis with a firm bristle brush, also some trimming may be required occasionally. This breed is a medium shedder.

TRAINING
The Flat Coated Retriever is a naturally obedient and highly trainable dog that makes a wonderful hunter fellow. This breed is very joyful and active so should require consistency, easily bored he will quickly lose interest, be sure to keep training sessions short and fun, without excessive repetition. The Flat Coated Retriever thrives on training and is eager to please his owner, so discipline is not required and positive reinforcement work best. Some of the Flat-Coated Retriever's skills are retrieving, hunting, tracking, watch dogging and also agility.

ACTIVITY
The Flat-Coated Retriever is not recommended for apartment dwelling, this active dog needs at least 2 hours of exercise and outdoor fun daily to be happy and in shape. The Flat-Coated Retriever makes an excellent jogging and swimming companion to.

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FLAT COATED RETRIEVER DOGS FOR ADOPTION

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ZEUS (3021)
CHOW CHOW x FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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SMOKEY FLAT COAT
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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GORGEOUS GABBY
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Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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NIBBLER
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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JASPER
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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PARKER
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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BEN-G
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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MAX
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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RUGER
AUSSIE-FLAT
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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OREO CJ
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER x BORDER COLLIE
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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PETEY
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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MARI
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
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CAESAR
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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BASIL
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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FIONA
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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BELLA VAN
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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TROUBLE
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
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STUD
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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XENA
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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PETERSON
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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DUKE
BORDER COLLIE x FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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YOGI
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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CAGE 13 JUNE 14 R
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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BLAIR
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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SPIRIT
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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NIKKI TELLO
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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LUCY
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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CARISSA
BORDER COLLIE x FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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OREO
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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JULIE AND JACKIE (CO
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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BELLA
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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FLASH
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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DUNKIN-AVAILABLE SOO
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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BALDWIN
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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LEROY
BLOODHOUND x FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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SEVASTIAN
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
Adoption Fee: Ask shelter
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