Flat Coated Retriever Prints
A tireless worker in the field, he is an excellent water dog and a natural swimmer. He loves human companionship and is definitely not the dog to be shut up on his own, when his Houdini-like qualities will soon become apparent in his endeavour to reunite himself with friends and family.
deep bark makes him a good guard dog, giving warning of any strangers
or intruders. He is in his element in the country and was at one time
popularly known as the gamekeepers’ dog, attracting attention
when widely used in the late 1800s on the large shooting estates. Mr
Sewallis Evelyn Shirley, founder of the Kennel Club and its chairman
from 1873 to 1899, helped stabilise the breed type.