Goldador

Large Size

Moderate shedding

Good for first time owners

Combining two giants of the dog world – the Golden Retriever and the Labrador – the Goldador is highly trainable, keen to please and loves people – and life in general!

FACT SHEET

Attractive to ...

An active home. The Goldador will want to be part of whatever activities you take part in, and makes a loving, fun addition to most homes.

Not the best for ...

Those who can't resist the mournful, starved expression of a Goldador that wants to share your food! These dogs, like their parents, live to eat and are prone to obesity, so be sure to resist their highly skilled attempts at begging.

Aliases

Golden Lab

Cross between

Golden Retriever x Labrador Retriever

Origin

United States

Size

Large
Large - but would still fit in a small car

Exercise Needs

High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!

Coat

Jacket and skinny trousers
Any feathering can get knotty. Some coats self-clean by depositing mud all over the kitchen floor.

Shedding

Moderate shedding
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!

Life expectancy

11 years

Good first dog?

Yes

HOW IT WORKS

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