The Flat-Coated Retriever has a happy, active demeanor, intelligent expression, and clean lines. In silhouette, the Flat-Coat has a long, strong, clean, "one-piece" head—the breed's most distinctive feature.
Lifespan: 8–13 yr
Height: 22–23 in
Weight: 51–87 lb
Flat-Coated Retrievers are above average-shedders. Weekly brushing with a metal dog comb will help remove loose hair and keep their coats clean. Though nails will wear down during regular activity, they'll likely need routine trimming to keep them at an ideal length. Overgrown nails can cause pain and may eventually lead to problems walking. Maintaining good dental hygiene is essential for any dog's long-term health. In addition to professional dental cleanings, establish an at-home care routine that includes regular teeth brushing.
Flat-Coated Retrievers are above average-shedders. Weekly brushing with a metal dog comb will help remove loose hair and keep their coats clean.
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