curly-coated retriever

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an English breed having a tightly curled black or liver-colored coat

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"Let's go after them," John Heyn and Sarah Shull volunteered as they opened up the back door of an SUV and released Rhino, Shull's four-year-old male curly-coated retriever, and Rory, Shull's six-month-old female.
"Am I supposed to fetch this thing?" Fern the curly-coated retriever was photographed by owner Sarah Shull of Greenville, MI.
The curly-coated retriever, for example, tends to mature especially slowly, so training for these dogs should not progress quickly.
Still, with special thanks to all the clog folks who responded to the request for great dog names, some of the best have involved such outrageous puns--and plays on famous people's names--such as the beagle or basset (can't remember which) named "Flea Bailey," an English springer spaniel called "Kirby Duckgett," a Rhodesian ridgeback with the name "Daisy Mahem," a Brittany named "Rule Britanva" and a curly-coated retriever named "Shampoodle."
For more information, visit the Curly-Coated Retriever Club of America at
The curly-coated retriever was developed from a variety of spaniels, setters and retrieving setters.
The breeds most frequently suggested are the extinct English water spaniel, field spaniel, Irish water spaniel, curly-coated retriever and Chesapeake.