How much does a Golden Retriever cost?

First distinguished in the 19th century, this breed began as a cross between a Black Wavy Coated Retriever and a Tweed Water Spaniel. The Golden Retriever name was established in the 1920s.

This breed of dog belongs to the Gundog breed group, which also includes Spaniels, Pointers and Setters. Read on to discover the price of a Golden Retriever, as well as the characteristics you can expect from this breed.

How much does a Golden Retriever cost?

The standard price for a puppy is approximately £500

However, to purchase one of these pets at a more mature age can cost around a grand.

Obviously, a Golden Retriever’s price is dependent on whether you are buying a pedigree dog from a reputable breeder, which would cost considerably more.

According to a 2016 study, the Golden Retriever was hailed the 16th most expensive dog breed to own. The cost of a mature Golden Retriever was £4,300 less expensive than the top ranked dog, the French Bulldog, and would cost over £6,700 less over a lifetime – at £17,095 – to keep.

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