This is a breed named for its coat, so let’s begin there. The lustrous, flat-lying coat comes in solid black or liver, with feathering at the legs and tail.

  • Group: Sporting Group
  • Personality: Happy, confident, intelligent, and forever young
  • Energy Level: Very Active; Highly energetic gundogs, Flat-Coats need lots of outdoorsy exercise
  • Good with Children: Yes
  • Good with other Dogs: Yes
  • Shedding: Seasonal
  • Grooming: Occasional
  • Trainability: Eager To Please
  • Height: 23-24.5 inches (male), 22-23.5 inches (female)
  • Weight: 60-70 pounds
  • Life Expectancy: 8-10 years
  • Barking Level: Barks When Necessary

Dog Size: Large

Kid Friendly? Yes

Genetic Dispositions: High Energy

Known Temperments: Food Motivated / Loyal