The Golden Retriever is a medium-sized dog breed. They have a dense water-
repellent lustrous golden coat with rough feathering fur on the back of the forelegs
and on the underbody. Being of the sporting class of dogs, Goldens are excellent
retrievers and love to swim. They are very social dogs with a friendly, reliable and
outgoing nature. Their intelligence and ability to interact well with people make
Golden Retrievers excellent service dogs and lovable family pets.