Dogs

Flat Coated Retriever

The Flat Coated Retriever breed is nicknamed Peter Pan. This breed belongs to the sporting group of the dog breed group. They are happy, likes to please everyone, self-assured, and cheerful. This breed has a flat coat which comes in colours black, liver, etc. Also, they can be great friends with older kids as they like to play and they can get along with other pets. This breed is the happiest of all other dog breeds. If you are planning to buy a good quality Flat Coated Retriever dog from an equally a good breeder, then you need to splurge between $1500 and $3000.

Breed Information

Dog SizeMedium to Large
ColourBlack
Dog Breed GroupSporting
Height23-24 Inches
Weight60-70 Pounds
Coat LengthMedium
Life Span10-13 years
OriginUnited Kingdom
CharacteristicsThe Flat Coated Retriever holds characteristics like being friendly, smart, youthful, cheerful, as well as adaptable.
HistoryThe Flat Coated Retriever breed came into existence in the mid-1800s and they are relatively new than the other breeds. This breed was once highly popular among the people of Britain. Their genetic background includes St. John’s Dog as well as other setter types.
PersonalityThis breed has the nickname of Peter Pan in dog breeds. The Flat Coated Retriever breed is youthful, friendly, adaptable, intelligent, and cheerful. Also, they are mischievous.
HealthThe Flat Coated Retriever breed is a healthy breed. But they can get some health issues like hip dysplasia, lymphosarcoma, hemangiosarcoma, bloating, etc. Taking proper care of the Flat Coated Retriever is essential.
CareThis is a suburban or country breed. They have high energy levels which is why they need proper exercise daily to remain healthy. This breed also likes to swim, play fetch, flyball, etc. They also like jogging.
FeedingThe Flat Coated Retriever breed needs proper feed to stay healthy and live a long life. Giving them 3.5 - 4.5 cups of dry food which is divided into two means is necessary. Also, their feed should be according to their age, size, metabolism, etc.
Coat Color And GroomingThe Flat Coated Retriever breed has coats in colours black, solid liver, reddish-brown, etc. This breed is easy to maintain or groom as they require weekly brushing, daily brushing, weekly trimming of nails, etc.
Relationship with Children And Other PetsThis breed is friendly and can maintain good bonding with elder children. They can play, swim, or chase a ball with them. Also, they are comfortable around other pets if they are raised with them at an early age.
Temperament and TrainingThe Flat Coated Retriever breed is intelligent and highly responsive. They can be easily trained at a young age. But they do not respond to harsh or aggressive training methods.
PriceAround $1500 - $3000

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