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Curly Coated Retriever Information

Breed Group: Sporting
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Overview
The Curly Coated Retriever is one of the oldest Retrieving breeds. Developed in England, this breed was a favorite of English huntsmen who admired their gentle retrieving capabilities. Curly Coated Retriever's are extremely popular in New Zealand and Australia. However, they are quite uncommon in the United States and are difficult to acquire.
Character
A breed of courage, perseverance, and grace, the Curly Coated Retriever has an indomitable field ability. They are sturdy, muscular, well-built, and balanced. The Curly Coated Retriever breed is a self-confident and elegant show, hunting, and companion dog.

Does your Curly Coated Retriever bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Temperament
The Curly Coated Retriever is loyal, affectionate, and sensitive. This breed does well with children, other dogs, and pets. They are aloof and reserved with strangers, but will only show aggression if they sense threatening danger. Curly Coated Retriever's are an extremely well-mannered breed, proud, and friendly.
Care
The Curly Coated Retriever breed requires minimal grooming. Occasional brushing will suffice. The Curly Coated Retriever should only be bathed when absolutely necessary using a mild shampoo. It is important that there be no damage to the coat. Regular checking of the ears for debris or infection is recommended. This breed is prone to eye problems, epilepsy, and hip dysplasia.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
Coat
The coat of the Curly Coated Retriever is unique and distinctive. The coat on the body is a mass of thick tight, small curls that lay close to the skin. The coat on the feet, face, and forehead is smooth, short, and straight. The coat is water and weather resistant. The Curly Coated Retriever breed is an average shedder.
Training
The Curly Coated Retriever breed is sensitive, independent, and has a tendency to be stubborn. Early socialization and obedience training is crucial. It is important that training sessions be short and varied as they become bored quite easily. Curly Coated Retriever's do not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training must be done with firmness, fairness, and consistency. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Curly Coated Retriever puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Activity
Curly Coated Retriever's are not recommended for apartment living. They thrive on outdoor activity but must be indoor companions. They do best in a rural setting. The Curly Coated Retriever needs an inordinate amount of physical exercise and mental stimulation. They enjoy and excel at swimming, tracking, retrieving, agility, as watchdogs, and competitive obedience. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Weight
Male: 80-100; Female: 70-90 lbs
Height
Male: 25-27; Female: 23-25 inches
Color(s)
Black or Liver
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Anonymous asked:
I am in love with the Curly Coated Retriever. Our dog passed a few months ago. My husband is an avid duck hunter and in the past has trained his dogs. I realize your answer to my question will not be an exact answer, but how much do they cost as puppies?

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The Curly Coated Retriever would be a great dog for you and your husband. The average cost of a puppy will range from $1000.00 - $1500.00 depending on where the breeder is located, the pedigree of the stock and what the stock if bred for. You want a working stock dog, not a show stock if you are going to be duck hunting with the dog. Look for a breeder that actually goes hunting with their dogs and works on hunting skills with the pups before they go off to their new homes.

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My family just got a Curly Hair Retriever puppy today. She's a small puppy probably 3 months old. She was being abused so we took her. So far she is doing great.

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Do Curly Coated Retriever puppies like children? Do they get along with kids? Does it change when they become older?

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The Curly Coated Retriever is a great family dog and can be great around children if they are socialized to them at an early age. When socialized with kids at an early age, the likeliness of a dog withdrawing from kids is only if the dog was frightened or injured by children as a puppy or young dog.

Anonymous asked:
The Curly Coated Retriever I have come across has been very snappy. Is this in the breed or poor dog training?

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I give 5 out of 10 to training of Curly Coated Retriever dog as its a moderate dog in ease of training.

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Must be how he/she is trained. We have a male with 4 young boys and he is the best dog! He is very gentle with the kids and when he's had enough, he just goes to his kennel or his pillow and lays down.

He did get snippy with son #3, but our son just wouldn't leave the dog alone, but after a while, we got them both "trained".

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Updated: 9/3/2015