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Miniature Golden Retriever Breed Information

Miniature Golden Retriever

Recognized By: DBR , IDCR

Living with a Miniature Golden Retriever

Temperament: The miniature version of the Golden Retriever should have all of the positive traits of the standard golden retriever such as gentle disposition, playful, family friendly, fun, outgoing, loyal, willing to please, easily trainable.

Careful selection of good tempered, healthy lines should be chosen to eliminate any negative health issues.

Miniature Golden Retriever Appearance

Appearance: A Miniature Golden Retriever should strongly resemble the larger version of the breed.

They should be at least 50% Golden Retriever, can be up to 25% poodle but must retain a straight coat unless considered "breeding stock" They can have American and or English Cocker Spaniel not to exceed 50% total spaniel and poodle combined. Other Spaniels may also be included in the future to broaden the gene pool.

Size: The size of the Miniature Golden Retriever must not exceed 54 pounds and 20.75 inches at the shoulder which is just under the breed standard for purebred Golden Retrievers. The preferred size is between 20 to 40 pounds and 14 to 18 inches tall.

Color: The Miniature Golden Retriever should be primarily solid colored. The accepted colors are white, cream, light gold, dark gold and red.

* The most accurate way to determine characteristics of a mixed breed is by researching the parent breeds.
** Not all dogs being represented by this name consist of the exact percentages listed above.
*** It is important to do research on your dog's history before choosing a dog. We are dedicated to providing the most accurate information possible about each breed.

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