A Retriever whose not as big or muscular as the Lab and Golden Retrievers we are accustomed to, but a true Retriever at heart!
Get to Know the Flat-Coated Retriever: The Gentleman’s Gun Dog
He hunted alongside royalty and was at one time more popular than the Golden Retriever, though the Flat-Coat is still popular in Britain.
Retrievers are often considered the good ol’ boys of the Sporting group, but the Flat-Coated Retriever is more like the gentleman of the bunch. It is slightly racier, with smaller bones and a narrower head, than the other retrievers, with the Curly-Coated Retriever probably closest in conformation. The Flat-Coat comes in two accepted colors: solid black and solid liver. Get to Know the Flat-Coated Retriever: The Gentleman’s Gun Dog