Golden retrievers are majestic dogs. They are very kind, lovable and smart! They love the outdoors and their humans! These are well-known facts, however, we have found five interesting facts about Goldens you probably didn’t even know!
1. Golden retrievers are considered to be the 4th smartest dog breed in the whole world! They are in line behind Border Collies, Poodles, and German Shepherds.
2. Your Golden has a water-repellent double coat. They also instinctively love to swim. They’re always up for a game of fetch in the lake.
3. There are actually three types of Golden Retrievers, and they vary in color and size.
4. Goldens are known to take care of other animals, even cats!
5. Golden Retrievers get very sad and sometimes even depressed when left alone for long periods of time. Experts say they shouldn’t be left alone for more than five hours.
6. Golden Retrievers are often used on search and rescue teams because of their keen sense of smell and tracking abilities.