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

Summary
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 DogTime.com

Compatible with kids:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Intelligence:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Watchdog ability:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
General health:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Average:
3.6 out of 5 stars (3.6 / 5)