The Golden Retriever is a medium-large sized dog; its has a symmetric, harmonious, in-proportion and sturdy build.
Its expression is mild and joyful at the same time; it has a classic appearance due to its fur, which is shiny, long and golden, and enriched with elegant fringes.
The colour of the coat can vary from a warm cream colour to a rather intense golden red. Golden Retrievers love to get wet and are protected by their thick and waterproof undercoat.
The Golden Retriever has well-developed muscles.
From the withers to the ground, the height of the male is around 60cm while that of the female is approximately 55cm.
Males weighs normally from 38 to 40kg, females from 28 to 32Kg.