Thinking about purchasing an Goldador? Then read our breed profile including a brief description, information on height, weight, color, coat, temperament, grooming, activity and history. Purchasing a new puppy is a commitment that may last ten or more years so please educate yourself on the Goldador breed, including all stages of their life from puppy hood to older dog.

Ask yourself will I be a good owner? Do I have the time it takes to train a new puppy? Do I have the resources to give my new dog a rewarding life. Do I have a local veterinarian that I can take my new dog to? Do I have a groomer or can I do the grooming myself on a regular basis. Fundamental requirements for a being a good Goldador owner;

Before making a purchase talk to the breeder, ask them many questions about their dogs and the breed in general. A good breeder will teach you about the Goldador and they will have many questions for you about your home and life style and if this breed is suited for you and your family.

Questions you may want to ask an Goldador Breeder:

It is recommended that you sign a contract with the breeder so that there will be no misunderstandings on the arrangements made. Then bring home your new Goldador and enjoy as "there is no greater love then a dog's devotion."

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Goldador Profile

A Goldador is a hybrid that is a cross-breed of a Golden Retriever and a Labrador Retriever and may demonstrate any combination of traits from those two breeds. The experimentation of these hybrid or designer dogs has not been recognized by the American Kennel Club or Canadian Kennel Club. The key to cross breeding to purebred dogs is what is called hybrid vigor, the breeding resulting in a healthier dog with superior genetic constitution can come from dogs purebred for so long that they have common genetic disorders. The Goldador are usually used as a Guide, Search and Rescue and Drug detection dogs. Goldador also make good family pets, trainable and an easy to groom coat. The Goldador First-Generation crossbreds are most popular

Other Names: Golden Labrador, Glab, Retrievador

Height: 22 - 24 in.
Weight: 60 - 80 lb.

Color: Mostly Yellow, Shades of Gold, Red to Yellow or Black.
Coat: The Goldador has the Labrador Retriever smooth shorthaired double coat without the Golden Retrievers heavy feathering.

Temperament: Intelligent and obedient.
With Children: Good towards children.
With Pets: Good with other dogs and pets.
Special Skills: Can be used as an assistant for persons with disabilities.

Watch-dog: Moderate, they tend to be easy-going toward strangers.
Guard-dog: Very low

Goldador Care and Exercise: Moderate grooming for their coats.
Training: Easy to train.
Learning Rate: Very high in obedience.

Activity: Moderate to High, indoor and outdoors.
Living Environment: Suburban home. Need Daily exercise, Goldadors enjoy playing ball, Swimming and go for walks.

Goldador Health Issues: Minor concerns PRA and Hip Joint Arthritis. Owners should give their dogs hip and eye tests regularly. The Goldador are usually very healthy.

Life Span: 10 - 14 years
Litter Size: 5 - 7

Country of Origin:
Goldador History:
The Goldador is a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Labrador Retriever.

First Registered by the AKC: Not registered by the AKC.
AKC Group:


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