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Five Cool Facts About Golden Retrievers You Probably Didn’t Know About

Five Cool Facts About Golden Retrievers You Probably Didn’t Know About

They Were Developed In Scotland

During the 19th Century, Dudley Coutts Marjoribanks, also known as Lord Tweedmouth developed this wonderful breed in Scotland. But it wasn’t until 1925 that Golden Retrievers were recognized as an official breed by the American Kennel Club.

They Are Often Used In Rescue Teams

Goldens are intelligent, have willingness to learn and train ability, and of top of that they have a great sense of smell and tracking abilities, which is why they are very often used kn rescue teams.

They Love To Swim

Their beautiful coats are water-repellent, and they have webbed feet, which is making them natural born swimmers. Most of them take every opportunity for swimming they may have!

They Are The 4th Most Intelligent Breed

The Border Collie , Poodle, and German Shepherd are the 3 breeds ahead of them in smarts. But every true golden retriever knows that to us, they are simply the smartest.

Golden Retrievers Lived In The Whitehouse

Both President Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan owned a Golden Retriever.

President Ford owned a female golden named Liberty, and President Reagan owned a female golden named Victory.