Curly Coated Retriever

reliable, intelligent, versatile

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Country of origin: Great Britain
Breed group: Retrievers, Flushing Dogs, Water Dogs - Group 8 (FCI); Gundog Group (KC); Sporting Group (AKC)


Size: large
Coat: curly
Colour: black, liver
Life expectancy: 10-13 years


Versatile, affectionate, smart and eager athlete with a lot of self-confidence excelling in all kinds of dog sport activities.

Outstanding among retrievers

The Curly Coated Retriever is the tallest, rarest and one of the oldest retriever breeds.
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