Australian Retriever Information

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Australian Retrievers are golden brown and golden blonde in color. Some have white accents. Most stand about 24 inches tall and are considered a medium sized dog.

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Character


Australian Retrievers have a protective sense and need a firm handler. They require plenty of exercise and socialization. They may become destructive if bored and under-exercised. Some may have herding instincts that may fade with age. They are loving, intelligent and loyal.

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Size


19-23 inches
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Weight


30-60 pounds
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General Health


The average life expectancy is 15 years.

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History


It is believed the Australian Retriever hybrid was introduced in Australia in late 2007.

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Maintenance


Brushing a couple of times a week would be best. You may also want to do a light trimming to prevent matting. As with all dogs, proper dental hygiene and nail clipping is needed.

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Ideal Environment


The Australian Retriever needs to be exercised daily. An under exercised Australian Retriever will result in chewing and destructive behavior.

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