The golden retriever breed originally came from the Scottish Highlands in the late 1800s and was used mostly for hunting.  The breed was then crossed with yellow retriever and with the tweed water spaniel which is now extinct in order to create a superb retriever suited to the Scottish climate, terrain and available game.  Later integrations of Irish setter, bloodhound, and more tweed water spaniel have made... FULL ARTICLE…

The golden retriever breed originally came from the Scottish Highlands in the late 1800s and was used mostly for hunting. The breed was then crossed with yellow retriever and with the tweed water spaniel which is now extinct in order to create a superb retriever suited to the Scottish climate, terrain and available game. Later integrations of Irish setter, bloodhound, and more tweed water spaniel have made... FULL ARTICLE…

"Water Spaniel" (most widely accepted image of Tweed Spaniel) Other names; Tweed Spaniel, Ladykirk Spaniel. The Tweed Water Spaniel had a long tail and a curly, liver-colored coat, and looked similar to the Irish Water Spaniel except that it had a heavier muzzle and a pointed skull. The dog also had thick, slightly feathered, hound-like ears, droopy lips, and forelegs that were feathered, but hind legs that were not.Their size was that of a small retriever.

"Water Spaniel" (most widely accepted image of Tweed Spaniel) Other names; Tweed Spaniel, Ladykirk Spaniel. The Tweed Water Spaniel had a long tail and a curly, liver-colored coat, and looked similar to the Irish Water Spaniel except that it had a heavier muzzle and a pointed skull. The dog also had thick, slightly feathered, hound-like ears, droopy lips, and forelegs that were feathered, but hind legs that were not.Their size was that of a small retriever.

Tweed Water Spaniel: Extinct since the 19th century, the Tweed Water Spaniel is most known for being the predecessor of the modern Golden Retriever. They were described as generally brown, athletic water dogs, “certainly retrieverish, and not at all spanielly.”

Tweed Water Spaniel: Extinct since the 19th century, the Tweed Water Spaniel is most known for being the predecessor of the modern Golden Retriever. They were described as generally brown, athletic water dogs, “certainly retrieverish, and not at all spanielly.”

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Traits of the Golden Retriever The Golden Retriever was developed largely by Lord Tweedmouth, who in 1868, bred Nous, a yellow Wavy-Coated Retriever to Belle, a Tweed Water Spaniel. They produced four

Golden Retriever

Traits of the Golden Retriever The Golden Retriever was developed largely by Lord Tweedmouth, who in 1868, bred Nous, a yellow Wavy-Coated Retriever to Belle, a Tweed Water Spaniel. They produced four

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The golden retriever breed originally came from the Scottish Highlands in the late 1800s and was used mostly for hunting.  The breed was then crossed with yellow retriever and with the tweed water spaniel which is now extinct in order to create a superb retriever suited to the Scottish climate, terrain and available game.  Later integrations of Irish setter, bloodhound, and more tweed water spaniel have made... FULL ARTICLE…

The golden retriever breed originally came from the Scottish Highlands in the late 1800s and was used mostly for hunting. The breed was then crossed with yellow retriever and with the tweed water spaniel which is now extinct in order to create a superb retriever suited to the Scottish climate, terrain and available game. Later integrations of Irish setter, bloodhound, and more tweed water spaniel have made... FULL ARTICLE…

Traits of the Golden Retriever The Golden Retriever was developed largely by Lord Tweedmouth, who in 1868, bred Nous, a yellow Wavy-Coated Retriever to Belle, a Tweed Water Spaniel. They produced four

Golden Retriever

Traits of the Golden Retriever The Golden Retriever was developed largely by Lord Tweedmouth, who in 1868, bred Nous, a yellow Wavy-Coated Retriever to Belle, a Tweed Water Spaniel. They produced four

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