What Time of Year Do Golden Retrievers Shed Most? (Explained)

Golden Retrievers are covered by a fur coat with two layers: a thick-short inner coat, and a longer outer coat that lies flat against the body.

As with most double-coated dogs, you will find that Golden Retrievers shed a lot throughout the year.

But is there a particular season where it’s worse than normal?

Though they shed year-round, a Golden Retriever will shed even more during the spring and fall in order to grow a new coat.

This article discusses in more detail why Golden Retrievers shed.

There's also information about some ways to handle the increased amount of seasonal shedding.

If you want a Golden Retriever, expect that there will be plenty of fur in your house. Find out how you can prepare and how to handle it when that happens here.  Swipe up!