The Cutest Dog in the World: The Curly Coated Retriever

The Cutest Dog in the World: The Curly Coated Retriever

The Curly-Coated Retriever is an eager and tireless land and, especially, water retriever outdoors, but a calm companion indoors. He is sensitive and gentle, very good with children, and responsive to commands. He is reserved with strangers. One of the most courageous of the retrievers, he is nonetheless quite sensitive. The Curly-Coated Retriever has the most unusual coat of all of the retriever breeds. The coat requires only moderate grooming, and the breed sheds only twice a year. The Curly-Coated Retriever Rescue The CCRCA Rescue program is dedicated to assisting with the placement of any CCR in need and to finding an appropriate, good home where the dog will be lovingly cared for and appreciated, and where it will enjoy a quality of life befitting the breed.

Curly Coated Retriever Dog Breed Information

Native North America: Labrador Retriever, Newfoundland, Scottish Fold Origin: Newfoundland dogs brought to the New World by the original settlers of Labrador. From there, the Curly Coated became the Newfoundland and Scottish Fold became the Labrador Retriever Height: Height may vary according to the length and type of coat Weight: A muscular, sturdy dog weighing between 20 and 25 lbs Muzzle: An upward curving muzzle, with a long up turned nose and large expressive eyes Eyes: Asymmetrically designed with large, alert, keen, and expressive eyes Distinguishing Characteristics: Excellent herding dogs that can do anything including retrieving game, fetches from reservoirs, walls, banks, tunnels and so on.

What Kind of Temperament Does The Curly Coated Retriever Have?

The Curly Coated Retriever is usually independent, but sometimes does better with training. He is generally calm, smart, clever, and affectionate. The Curly Coated Retriever is a very smart dog, having been bred to work alongside human hunters and fishermen. He has a high drive for food and exercise. Adopting a Curly Coated Retriever Curly Coated Retrievers are excellent family dogs. They require patience and firm but loving training and the most part are quick to learn. However, like all dogs they will need regular exercise and adequate shelter to preserve their health and welfare. The CCRCA Rescue will help you find a good, safe home for your dog.

What Should I Feed My Curly Coated Retriever?

Scruffy recipes? Here are some great curly-coated recipe dogs treats! Makes 3 dozen Cooking spray Vegetable oil or Canola oil 1 cup applesauce 1/4 cup peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup peanut butter cups (cut into pieces) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a mixing bowl, combine the applesauce and peanut butter and stir well. Add the vanilla and rolled oats and stir to combine. In a large bowl, combine the chocolate chips, peanut butter cups, and the apple mixture, stirring well until the mixture is blended. Roll the mixture into balls, one-third the size of the pecans and then flatten to about 1/4 inch (6 mm). Place the balls on a lined baking sheet and sprinkle the chocolate chips over the tops.

How Much Grooming Does The Curly Coated Retriever Need?

Grooming The Curly-Coated Retriever will require regular grooming, but requires less regular grooming than a Golden Retriever or Lab Retriever. Unlike a Golden Retriever, which has shedding hair mats, Curly Coated Retrievers do not shed extensively. For this reason, grooming is not as necessary. However, a brush and comb are always necessary when grooming the Curly Coated Retriever. Other grooming requirements for the Curly Coated Retriever include bathing regularly to remove dirt and bacteria and to remove ticks. The Curly Coated Retriever requires regular grooming on his chest, legs, belly and feet to prevent matting and to keep his feet clean.

Is The Curly Coated Retriever Easy To Train?

The Curly-Coated Retriever is not difficult to train. He is a smart, independent dog. The breed needs proper training at an early age to keep him happy and to prevent him from becoming more aggressive and being a nuisance in the home. He must be taught manners and socialization at a young age. He should be introduced to many dogs of similar temperament and size and taught how to respect them. Is The Curly-Coated Retriever Your “Poppy” ? The Curly-Coated Retriever is a loving and loyal breed. It is fun to train, enjoys exercise, and especially loves to run. He will do all you ask of him and still stay devoted to you at home. In spite of his affection for its people, the Curly-Coated Retriever does not tolerate any but the best for family and close friends.

What Health Issues Does The Curly Coated Retriever Have?

The Curly-Coated Retriever is a very healthy breed. He will need moderate exercise and socialization. He needs the companionship of a human companion at least 15 minutes per day. His legs, back, and feet may be arthritic. Adult dogs can become deaf, and his tail may drop and not fully grow back. Some of his eyes will not produce tears and therefore should be thoroughly cleaned. The eyes will look red at times due to ocular herpesvirus. The right ear will not stand erect. This will depend on the dog’s age and the frequency of dental cleaning. Some dogs will have a hard time keeping weight on. The teeth should be brushed. He may not tolerate the hose or a heavy brush. A brush with a soft handle can be used. The paws should be trimmed and cleaned regularly.

What Is The History of The Curly Coated Retriever?

The breed is said to be brought to America from Wales in the early 1800s, and is recorded as being in the English Kennel Club, during that time. Perhaps, a local breeder may have brought this retriever in from Wales, because, it is likely, the Kennel Club did not recognize the breed until 1917. The name Curly Coated Retriever derives from the curly hair, particularly on the tail, ears, and neck. The Curly Coated Retriever is a very intelligent breed. With good breeding, this intelligent dog is capable of learning simple tricks. The Curly Coated Retriever is quite a handsome breed, and has the most unusual coat of any retriever. A handsome dog, he enjoys the good life, a happy home life, and high health, thanks to proper care and proper nutrition.

What Is The Breed Standard of The Curly Coated Retriever?

The CCR also participates in various medical research programs sponsored by The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, such as the ENDEAR project (Enrichment of the Environment, Education and Behavior through Research) that are designed to better understand canine behavior and to enhance the quality of life for canines. Athletic and Active Retriever With Soft Chew Toy Like Feet Consistency of Feature – The coat, like that of many retrievers, is long and loose, with a silky feel, especially on the head and back. The coat and tail can be straight or curl loosely from the tip of the tail to the tip of the tail and from the base of the tail to the base of the body.