How Long Do Golden Retrievers Live?

By: Bryan Mullennix

(5 Tips for a Longer Life)

If a Golden Retriever is a member of your family, you’ll want to keep him happy and healthy for as long as possible.

You can

make this happen by first knowing the average lifespan of Golden Retrievers

and then by taking several steps to help prolong his life.

Golden Retrievers

have an average lifespan of 10 – 12 years.

With excellent care, however, these athletic dogs can often live up to 13 years or even longer.

But for that to happen,

you will need to be proactive when it comes to providing proper exercise, dietary requirements, and healthcare.

If you’re a concerned Golden Retriever parent (or prospective pet parent)..

read on

to learn more about the special needs of the Golden Retriever breed and how you can prolong their lives.