- WEIGHT: 85 to 140 lbs
- HEIGHT: 24 to 29 inches
- COLOR(S): Black with bright, symmetrical russet and white markings. They have white at the toes, tail tip, chest and blaze. The tan always lies between the black and white. Red tricolors do occur but are not acceptable.
- BREED GROUP: Working
WEIGHT: 60 to 80 lbs
HEIGHT: 22 to 24 inches
COLOR(S): Mostly Yellow, Shades of Gold, Red to Yellow or Black.
The Goldador is affectionate, loyal, and loving. They are extremely family oriented and do not do well if left alone for extended periods of time. They will become destructive if bored or lonely. Goldador puppies and dogs are well-suited for homes with children, dogs, and other household pets. They make good watchdogs that will alert their family to visitors and out of the ordinary sounds. Goldador puppies and dogs may also be dominant and are typically exuberant.
Regular brushing with a firm bristle brush is recommended to remove loose and dead hair for the Goldador. Bathing should only be done when absolutely necessary using a mild shampoo.
It is important to regularly check and clean the ears. Goldador puppies and dogs may be prone to such health issues as ear infection, hip dysplasia, PRA, heart problems, and Von Willebrand's Disease.
Goldador puppies and dogs are highly active and require an inordinate amount of physical exercise and mental stimulation. They do best in a suburban or rural setting where there is ample secure space to roam and run. Goldador puppies and dogs enjoy family activities, swimming, and long, brisk walks.
Early socialization and obedience is recommended. Goldador puppies and dogs are sensitive and intelligent. They will not respond to harsh or heavy-handed methods. Training must be done with firmness, fairness, patience, and consistency.
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