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Goldador/ Retriveador Puppies Qualities
Height 20 – 23 Inches
Lifespan 10 – 15 years
Weight 60 – 80 pounds
Best Suited for Hunters, seniors and singles, families with children, houses with yards
Temperament Loyal, loving, intelligent, eager to learn and please
Comparable breeds Labrador Retriever, Golden Retriever

History of the Retrievadors / Goldador

The Retrievador has deliberately bred around 10 to 15 years ago, so it won’t be wrong to say that they are a relatively new hybrid dog type. The purpose of breeding this dog was to produce an intelligent, exceptionally trainable dog that can cope equally as a working dog and as a family pet. The retrieveador or goldador are sometimes trained as an assistance dog for people with disabilities such as sight impairments, or hearing. Both the parent dogs of this breed have dealt the job with willingness and suitability over the course of many decades.

Goldador – Retrievador Puppies

The puppies will need to be supervised around children as they can push kids over if they get too excited. They are extremely friendly breed, so be sure to bring out this part of their personality at early stages. Take them out with you and familiarize them with people and animals as more as possible.

Retrievador/ Goldador Appearance?

The retrievador is a medium sized dog with the size and build range of a purebred Labrador or Golden Retriever. Its weight can grow on average between 60 to 80lb. Heights wise the retrievador can reach up to two feet tall at the shoulder. They have a proportionate build and long legs which indicate their parentage.

They are most commonly found with a Golden or a yellow Coat, another indicator of their parentage. The Golden Retrievers are golden colored while the Labradors are in yellow color. Although the labradors also come in black and chocolate color varieties, Retrievador may also appear in any of these colors as well. Their coat may have any of the parent dog features that is they can either have a coat that is longish and silky like the Golden Retriever or can have a shorter coat like the Labrador.

The Goldador Needs and Personality

goldador aka retrievador

The Retrievador or the Goldador is an extremely active, alert, and intelligent dog that prefers being busy. They love spending time outdoors and needs to be given opportunities to go for walks, free play, and exercise. They are very trainable and require clear and unambiguous training commands. The Goldador/ Retrievador are keen swimmers. They are extremely social-able and love spending time with people. They are extremely tolerant, good-natured which is why they can be safe around kids and nervous people. They Goldador or Retrievador are also as bomb sniffing dogs and can be an excellent hunting companion. Goldador puppies and dogs will leave you wondering if there is anything that these dogs cannot do. They are simply the jack of all trades.

Finally just like their parentage the Goldadors love their food and would pick up anything they perceive as food which is why they need to be trained. The owners need to be aware of this and keep an eye on what they eat as well as keep a check on their weight loss and gain.

Retrievedor/Goldador Health

They are all very healthy dogs with an average lifespan of 11-14 years. It is possible to test the parent dogs before breeding so that many of the medical risks and problems can be avoided before breeding for a Retriever puppy. You can go for a DNA examination to have extensive results, also have eye examinations and hip scores. Breeders commonly perform these tests on their own dogs before setting their dogs for breeding. The test results are made available to potential purchasers of the subsequent puppies as well.

Food and Diet

The retrievador is an active dog and requires a healthy, high-quality kibble. If you are feeding him commercial kibble, he can eat up to 3.5 to 4.5 cups daily, in two meals. Two meals will reduce bloating.

Retrievador/ Goldador Status and Quality of breed

The Goldador or Retrievador is not a recognized breed by The Kennel Club or other breed registries. Which means that the health and quality of this breed of dogs are not regulated, and no records are kept regarding their health or any recurrent issues that occur within the breed. However, this breed is recognized by the International Designer Canine Registry (IDCR), Designer Breed, the Designer Dogs Kennel Club (DDKC), and the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC).

Nevertheless, the health and quality of their parent go a long way to assure the health and quality of the eventual puppies. The pedigree parent will have pedigree papers for the eventual Retrievador puppies or the Goldador puppies, to trace back their line and history.

The quality of the registered pedigree can vary in regard to health and quality, which will be reflected in the eventual puppies. If your Retrievador is showing any health issue or any other signs of confrontation, you can check the pedigree of your own dog, as you may trace back the issue to their parent.


The Goldador/ Retrievador is an extremely friendly, trainable, and well-behaved breed. If you are looking for a companion will not only be your pet but serve as a guide, and friend – this is the dog you must have around you.

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