Is that golden but black hair? Have you ever seen a child with a black coat that looks exactly like a Golden Retriever?
Speaking of black, there are abstract images such as “cool”, “quality”, “loyalty”, and “mystery”, and it feels a little mysterious.
Here, we will also introduce what kind of dog this black dog, which is very similar to the Golden Retriever, is, and the coat color of the Golden Retriever.
Does the Golden Retriever have a black-haired child?
The bottom line is that there is no black color on a Golden Retriever. The black dog that looks like a Golden Retriever at first glance is probably a “Flat-Coated Retriever”.
Even though it is a Flat-Coated Retriever, it may be a breed that many people are not familiar with. So what kind of dog is a Flat-Coated Retriever?
Features of Flat-Coated Retriever
Native to the United Kingdom, it is about 56-62 cm tall and weighs about 27-34 kg, which is not much different from a Golden Retriever. Compared to other retriever species, there is no chest width or waist width, and you can walk more lightly.
The coat color is limited to a single black color or a single color of the liver, and there are no coat color children like the Golden Retriever. Originally, it doubles as a domestic dog, a hunting dog, and a recovery dog, and has a variety of talents.
The character of a Flat-Coated Retriever
Sensitive and friendly to people and other dogs. It also acts as a guard dog, but due to its optimistic and cheerful personality, it tends to want to be friends with anyone. It has high intelligence and responds quickly to changes in the surrounding situation.
Is there a white hair type in the Golden Retriever?
There are two types of golden retrievers, the American type and the British type, and most of the golden retrievers that you see daily in Japan are the American type. And the dog that looks like a white Golden Retriever is the British type. Each of these two types has the following characteristics.
The hair color is a relatively dark color such as gold, which is close to brown, and the hair quality is soft and close to straight. The nose and eyes are dark brown, the body is slender compared to the British type Golden Retriever, and the muzzle is long. They are active, interested in everything, and tend to be a little high-tensioned.
The coat has a color close to white, such as light gold or cream, and tends to be short and wavy. The nose and eyes are black, the body is solid, and the muzzle is short. It seems that there are more quiet children than American-type Golden Retrievers.
What is the official coat color type of Golden Retriever?
Dogs, in general, come in a variety of coat colors, but not many are officially recognized by Golden Retrievers. Some differences are depending on the organization that sets the breed standard, but it is set as follows.
AKC / JKC official coat color
The JKC (Japan Kennel Club) defines the standard golden retriever coat color as gold or cream, and only those with white coat color on the chest are allowed. In addition, AKC (American Kennel Club) defines it as a brightly glossy golden coat color.
In any case, coat color types such as red, mahogany, and extreme light and dark colors are not desirable.
Golden retriever coat colors are gold and cream!
Each breed has a different charm, but the Golden Retriever is characterized by its lovely expression and gentle personality, as well as its warm and beautiful coat. To maintain a healthy coat, the owner should feed a nutritionally balanced diet and communicate with each other while doing daily brushing and other care.