Golden Retriever breed information - 6 handsome Goldens in autumnal leaves

This section of Totally Goldens is home to all the general information on Golden Retrievers that I’ve written.

If you’re looking for facts and figures, or frequently asked questions, the breed standard, history of the breed or even researching how Golden Retrievers perform many important, life enhancing or life saving jobs for us, this is the section for you.

Frequently Asked Questions About Golden Retrievers

First of all, I am compiling an article to list the most frequently asked questions about Golden Retrievers.

This article will continually grow as more questions are asked both here and on the TotallyGoldens Facebook page. So check back often…and please suggest a question and answer to add to the article if you think it will be helpful to others:

The History And Origins Of The Golden Retriever

For those of you interested in the history of this beautiful breed, I’ve briefly covered the main facts here:

The Golden Retriever Breed Standard

What makes a Golden Retriever who they are? What should each body part look like? What color should they be? And how about their temperament?

All that and more is detailed in the following article:

General Breed Information

A collection of articles discussing fun, facts and general information about the Golden Retriever.

Golden Retriever 101 From Animal Planet

Some people like to read, others like to watch or listen. So to provide great information in an alternative format, please see the following video from Animal Planet.

It’s a fantastic introduction to many important aspects of the breed…and a joy to watch so many beautiful dogs in action in a single short film. Check it out!

Useful Resources

For further information on general Golden Retriever facts and figures, please see the following resources:

Golden Retriever Breed Information Archive

Below you’ll see all the breed information articles listed in date order, with the most recent on top, with image and a brief introduction.

At the bottom of the page are links to skip through previous pages of posts.

Please browse through the archive…I like to think there’s something interesting there for everyone :-)

Types of Golden Retrievers: Variations of Gold Awesomeness

INTRODUCTION Take one look at a Golden Retriever puppy and it’s love at first sight. Is it any wonder that this bread is one of the most popular in the US? It’s also no secret that Golden Retrievers are one of the most lovable breeds of dogs out there. These affectionate and easy-to-train companions are popular across the country. They ...

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The Silver Labrador: Why You’ll Love This Retriever Breed

Introduction If you’re in the market for a new dog and want something striking, look no further than Silver Labrador Retrievers. These dogs are beautiful, interesting, and completely and totally lovable. Silver Labrador Retrievers are relatively new to the dog scene. As they gain in popularity though, many people just want makes them silver. In this article, we will take ...

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The White Golden Retriever: The Charm of English Cream

INTRODUCTIONGolden Retrievers are one of America’s favorite dog breeds—but they are not always golden in color. Across the United States, the White Golden Retriever is becoming increasingly popular. As the dog becomes more common, more and more people have questions about them. From puppies to adults, White Golden Retrievers are fantastic dogs. If you are interested in one but want to ...

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The Golden Retriever Husky Mix is Love

Quick Navigation IntroductionWhat is a Golden Retriever Husky Mix?How Does a Goberian Compare to a Golden Retriever or a Husky?Should I Get a Goberian Puppy?Conclusion IntroductionThere are many super cute, extremely huggable dogs around, and the Golden Retriever and the Siberian Husky take top scores for their adorable qualities. Combine these traits in a Golden Retriever Husky mix? That could ...

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Golden Dox: The Golden Retriever Dachshund Mix

Introduction I’m sure that most people would agree that, as well as the German shepherd and the Bull terrier, Golden Retriever puppies and Dachshund puppies are some of the cutest around. So, why not mix their cuteness together! If you are looking for a “designer dog” pet that is cute and tenacious, a Golden Retriever Dachshund mix might be perfect ...

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The Golden Chow: Rated Extremely Huggable

IntroductionLooking for a loyal and fluffy dog? However, have you ever considered a Golden Chow? This might just be one of the best choices from all the puppies and dogs available for you. These protective but gentle dogs are fantastic companions, but they are not the dog for everyone. In this article, we will take a look at this remarkable mixed-breed ...

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Types of Retriever Dogs and Important Breed Information

Golden retrievers are one of the most family-friendly dogs out there. They are even the third most popular dog in the United States. But are there other types of retrievers aside from goldens and labs? Scroll down to learn about the lesser-known but just as lovable types of retriever dogs. Golden Retriever Goldens are well-known for their long, wavy coats. ...

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