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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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EVEREST
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Young
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SHIRLEY
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
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Female
Age: Adult
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PROVOLONE (DUMPSTER
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
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Female
Age: Baby
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DARRIN
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
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TABITHA
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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SAMANTHA
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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ENDORA DORA
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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BOSCO
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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HASTINGS
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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ANNIE
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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ANNIE
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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BASIL
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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MICK 5721
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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SAWYER
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER x CHOW CHOW
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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ROCKY
BORDER COLLIE x FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
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ETTA LAST GIRL
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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GYPSY (LACY)
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
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DANNY
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
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LAVERNE
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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SHIRLEY
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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SLASHER
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
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MOTO
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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LUNA
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Baby
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WADE
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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DARLA
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
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PEPPER
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Senior
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BUDDY
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Senior
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RU
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
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JAFAR
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Baby
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DUKE
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Adult
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HECTOR
BORDER COLLIE x FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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HULK SB
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Male
Age: Young
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SYNDER
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Young
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ADDY / AC 18545
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
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TIA
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
Compatibility: N/A
Female
Age: Adult
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BLACKIE
FLAT COATED RETRIEVER
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Male
Age: Adult
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