Several dog breeds are classified as 'retrievers,'. They have similar appearances and temperaments, yet they have significant distinctions.
Labrador retrievers, the most popular dog breed in the United States, have short, dense fur coats and strong otter-like tails.
Golden retrievers are a fun and active family pet. They have a large head and a golden-yellow shaggy coat.
Chesapeake Bay retrievers are strong, robust dogs with dense, waterproof coats that come in three colours.
Flat-coated retrievers, which have a flat-lying black or liver coat with feathers. They're playful and are known as the 'Peter Pan' of retrievers.
The oldest retriever breed, with a waterproof, tight coat in black or liver. They have a tapered head, are amiable but independent.
The smallest of retrievers, having a rich golden red coat and white markings. Requires weekly brushing most of the year.