Breed Group : Sporting
Weight : male: 80-100 lbs ( 36 – 45 kg ) ; female : 70-90 lbs ( 36 – 45 kg )
Height : male: 25-27 inches ( 63.5-68.5 centimeters ); female: 23-25 inches (63.5-68.5 centimeters )
Breed Overview Information :The Curly Coated Retriever is among those dog breeds that came from the country of England.  It was known for a hunting companion when in the search for waterfowls as early as the 19th century.  The Curly Coated Retriever is definitely one of the small dogs and is also considered as the tallest retriever.  It is unique in a way because its fur consists of tight ringlets covering its body.  Curly Coated Retrievers are believed to be a cross between Irish Water Spaniels and Setters. 
Breed Character Information :  Curly Coated Retriever Breed information’s speak of the Curly Coated Retriever as a great family pet with the loyalty and the love of being with the family.  It is a breed that can also be very close to kids and just like kids, is quite rowdy at a very young age. 
Breed Coat Information :The Curly Coated Retriever puppy is not much of a shedder mainly because it only has a single coat.  The only time it will shed would be when there are different changes in the weather.  Female Curly Coated Retrievers shed a lot though whenever there are heat cycles, specifically two times a year.  Curly Coated Retriever Breed information’s tells us that coat colors would be either brown or black.  There may be white hairs in some but those are just occasional and are not necessarily patches of white.
Breed Temperament Information :The Curly Coated Retriever puppy was used in the past as a gun dog.  Nowadays, this breed may be taken as a companion in bird hunting but most people now consider the Curly Coated Retriever as a house pet.  Though affectionate to its owners, this dog is reserved not only with unfamiliar people but also with small dogs, large dogs actually any other animal that is a stranger to it.  Curlies, short for the Curly Coated Retrievers, are observed as lively animals that love having fun.
Breed Ownership Information :The Curly Coated Retriever is part of those dog breeds that do not mature at the right time.  You have to be aware of that fact before considering owning one.  Also take note that Curlies do need a considerate amount of exercise for them to stay healthy.  It is best for you to meet first and learn from other Curlie breeders before really deciding on owning a Curly Coated Retriever.
Breed Activity Information :A Curly Coated Retriever should have the right amount of exercise especially because of its liveliness and the fact that for it to be happy, it should be exercised regularly and mentally stimulated at the same time.  Dog agility activities as well as hunting trials will be some of the activities that will hold your Curly’s interest.
Breed Care Information :The curls of the Curly Coated Retriever do not really require high maintenance.  Combing is enough to prevent knotting of the coat hairs.  Bathing and nail trimming should be done as necessary.  If your Curly has wounds, make sure to treat them immediately as it is prone to infection.
Breed Training Information :  A gentle training method would work best on your Curly Coated Retriever because it can be a bit sensitive.  However, the trainer should also be firm as the Curly can be independent and may not listen if the trainer doesn’t show firmness.

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