The Peter Pan of retrievers is known for its sense of humor.

Vital Stats

Height: 22 to 24.5 inches at shoulder
Weight: 55 to 70 pounds
Coat:medium-length and shiny
Life span: 10 to 12 years or more

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 enjoy are looking for an active breed. Full Flat-Coated Retriever profile on

[usrlist “Compatible with kids:5” “Ease of training:5” “Friendly toward strangers:5” “Heat Tolerance:4” “Intelligence:4” “Predatory tendencies:4” “Sensitivity:3” “Wanderlust:3” “Watchdog ability:3” “Apartment appropriate:3” “Potential for weight gain:3” “General health:3” “Easy to groom:3” “Ease at being home alone:3”]