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7. Golden Retriever

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The Golden Retriever is one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. They make great pets for families. In the past, they worked as hunting buddies. They possess a soft mouth that allows them to bring back game to their master unharmed. Its dense coat is waterproof and permits them to stay warm when swimming in cold waters. It has a keen sense of smell which makes them perfect as rescue dogs and service dogs. The police and military often use Golden Retrievers for narcotic detection, tracking, bomb and explosive detection. They have an exceptional degree of tolerance that enables them to live with families who have young kids. Their sunny disposition, intelligence, and nurturing personality make them great pets.

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