Goldens are one of the three most popular breeds in America, and it’s likely due to their shimmering beauty and total devotion to their human friends. This is the quintessential family pet — loyal, smart and aiming to please.
They love being trained, and they love playing games with kids and adults alike. Bring a golden into your home, and you’ll fill it with joy and love for years to come.
Temperament: Friendly, intelligent, devoted
Height: 23-24 inches (male), 21.5-22.5 inches (female)
Weight: 65-75 pounds (male), 55-65 pounds (female)
Life expectancy: 10-12 years