Golden Retriever


Maple Heights, United States

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19×25 colored pencil. Original available.

As of 03-31-18, 4980 views and 25 favorited.

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Golden Retriever is the basic name given to a breed of dog, originally developed to retrieve shot game during hunting. It is one of the most common family dogs as it is naturally very friendly and amenable to training.

The breed is a prominent participant in conformation shows for purebred dogs. The Golden Retriever is popular as a disability assistance dog such as being a guide dog for the blind and a hearing dog for the deaf. In addition, they are trained to be a hunting dog, a detection dog, and a search and rescue participant. The breed’s friendly, gentle temperament means it is unsuited to being a professional guard dog, but its temperament has also made it the third-most popular family dog breed (by registration) in the United States, the fifth-most popular in Australia, and the eighth-most popular in the United Kingdom. Golden Retrievers are rarely choosy eaters, but require ample exercise (of two or more hours a day). The breed is fond of play but also highly trainable.

As they age, they remain excellent friends and companions. They adore their owners and exhibit what can be described as unconditional love. (information from Wikipedia)

  • Complete 12-05-2000 in 20.27 hours spread over 15 days

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