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Breed Standards for the Curly-Coated Retriever



General Appearance:

Appearing longer legged and more agile than other retrievers




Tight lips; Head longer than wide, wedge shaped with shallow stop; Rather large, almond-shaped eyes




Fairly straight, covered with curls




Black or liver




Made up of a dense mass of tight curls




Weight: 60-70 lb;  Height: male: 25-27”;  female: 23-25”




An eager and tireless land and especially, water retriever outdoors, but a calm companion indoors.  Sensitive and gentle, very good with children and responsive to commands

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