Miniature Golden Retriever

Breed Rating

family friendly:
Dog friendly:
Watch/guard dog:
Affection / Dependance:
Exercise needed:
Space needed:
Tendency to bark:
Grooming Requirements:
Tendency to bark:
Grooming Requirements:

Breed Attributes


Breed group:     Type: Hybrid    Talent: , , , , , ,


Size: Medium     Weight: ranges from 20 to 45 pounds     Fur length: Short    Ears: Flappy    Fur type: Straight    Fur Color: Dark Brown / Chocolate, Light Brown / Golden, White / Cream


Life Expectancy: around 15 years    Rarity: Uncommon    Availability: Hard to find    Climate: Good for every climate.

Breed Details


Not just two but three breeds are mixed up just to produce a Miniature Golden Retriever. These are the Golden Retriever, Cocker Spaniel and a Poodle. Each of the mentioned breed holds a unique characteristic that makes up the desirable traits and looks of the new formed hybrid.


The word golden in its name may imply that it is indeed a golden pet. But because it is a mixture, there is a possibility for other colors to appear. In that sense, aside from cream and rich golden color, the dog may acquire a parti-color combinations that are white buff or red, or a mixture of black and white.


This type of dog is covered with a coat that is mostly similar to the original Golden Retriever. It is silky with a medium length on its body with a smooth quality over the head. It is usually feathering on the underbelly and some areas like the back of its legs and underside of tail. It may be flat or slightly wavy and generally dense.


The miniature Golden Retriever is one of the most sought-after family pet because of its numerous talents and inviting qualities. Some of the qualities that make it favorable to many are its being lovable, intelligent, well-behaved, energetic and charming. It also has the ability to mingle well with children and other dogs that makes it a good companion.


In giving care to this breed, the owner must be able to deal with it adequately. Some of the things that needs to be done to maintain the nice quality of its coat is of course by observing proper grooming techniques. This involves the brushing and combing of the coat through a firm bristle brush and dry shampooing in a regular schedule but bathing is only done when it is highly needed. In terms of feeding, avoid providing this breed too much because it will gain weight easily.


Training is a swift for this pet because of its intelligence. However, consistency and firmness are necessary to project a leader status, thus avoiding any behavioral issues. In addition, the trainer must also maintain its calmness and confidence.


Sufficient activity is necessary for this breed to release its plenty supply of energy. Play activities will be helpful to prevent hyperactivity for this breed. The trainer may use some toys like balls to be retrieved. This should be treated just as an addition and not as a substitution of the daily walk. It should be done in a fast or brisk manner. It is also advisable for the trainers to ride in a vehicle to be able to provide their pet a long walk for its own benefit.

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