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Breed Standards for the Curly-Coated Retriever

 

 

General Appearance:

Appearing longer legged and more agile than other retrievers

 

 

Head:

Tight lips; Head longer than wide, wedge shaped with shallow stop; Rather large, almond-shaped eyes

 

 

Tail:

Fairly straight, covered with curls

 

 

Color:

Black or liver

 

 

Coat:

Made up of a dense mass of tight curls

 

 

Size:

Weight: 60-70 lb;  Height: male: 25-27”;  female: 23-25”

 

 

Temperament:

An eager and tireless land and especially, water retriever outdoors, but a calm companion indoors.  Sensitive and gentle, very good with children and responsive to commands


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