Golden Retrievers are the best all-rounder dog breeds and perfect family friends. It is due to their characteristic and unique ability besides retrieving, that they make a mark as the world’s best assistance dogs. The breed is effectively intelligent, brilliant and so easy going that they became the most popular dog in the US.
1 Sometimes known as gundogs or hunting dogs, this breed group was created to work cooperatively with their human handlers to bring home food.
2 Although it’s hard to pin down their history to one single person, lots of sources suggest a main player in their creation was the 1st Baron Tweedmouth, Dudley Marjoribanks.
3 Lord Tweedmouth was Scottish, and that’s where the first Goldens came about. Bred from several different sporting dogs to achieve an all round great land and water retriever.