Flat-coated retriever (Facts-Characteristics-Information-and-Training-with-Pictures)

December 16, 2015 • DOG Breeds • Views: 4965




Flat-Coated Retriever is one of the dogs that pet lovers used to buy and enjoy with it. It can be retrieved both on water and land that is a special characteristic of it.

1. Flat coated retriever mainly found in the United Kingdom or the UK.
2. It also called Flatcoat, Flattie. It may also called Flatte, Flattie-Tattie, and Flatt, etc. in Sweden
3. The main colors of this breed are black, liver, blonde yellow, etc.
4. Their coat is glossy and very smooth.
5. It may live up to 8-10 years.

The Flat-Coated Retriever is a type of gundog breed which is originated from the United Kingdom. It was developed as a retriever that is perfect for both on land and in the water environment.
The Flat-Coated Retriever is an active, intelligent & multitalented bird dog with a strong amusing power to entertain the people.

Standard level of The Flat-Coated Retriever is, for females to be 22–23.5 in (56–60 cm & for males to be 22.5–24.5 in (58–62 cm) tall at the withers, with a suitable weight of 45–75 lb (24–34 kg). The Flat-Coated Retriever has strong muscular jaws and a relatively long muzzle to allow for the carrying of birds and upland game. Its head is unique to all breed and is declared as being “of one piece” with a minimal stop and a back skull of about the same length as the muzzle. It has unique almond-shaped, dark brown eyes which are coordinate with intelligence & friendly look. This dog should be well-angulated front and rear, should be allowed for open and effortless movement. It is lighter, racier, and more active in appearance than the other retriever breeds and dogs.

Color, coat and grooming:
The Flat–coat retrievers are mainly found in color black. But the various colors like liver, yellow that is blonde, etc are also available. Their coats are very smooth and glossy. They like water and mud. So, their coat may get wet often and not well combed.

You can consult with a pet seller or animal doctor about the feeding of your Flat coated retriever. They could suggest you a food chart for your dog that can be combined with proper nutrias facts. There are various dog foods are also available in the markets.

Regular health tests and proper food and medicine can give a long life to your dog. The Flat-coated retrievers live about 8-10 years. But you must be noticed that your pet must not be infected by any diseases or infection. If you found any abnormal behavior of your dog, then take him immediately to the vet.

With children, family members and other pets:
Flat-coated retrievers are very amazing dog to entertain people. If they get proper training, they will be able to help in your domestic works also. They are also friendly with children and as well the younger members of the family. They used to barks loudly, but don’t bite or harm anyone if they are not annoyed by anyone.