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It does KIND OF look like a golden, but it acts nothing like one! The natural ears for this dog are floppy, but not like a golden’s. I remember reading somewhere about some fool who went to the Caucasus looking for some new blood to put into his golden or Russian retrievers. He arrived in the summer when the shepherds had their flocks in the mountains, and when he saw the dogs, he realized that he didn’t need these behaviors in his working retriever lines. This was back when most of the Caucasus were under the control of the Russian Empire.

BTW, if you want one of these dogs, they are NOTHING like retrievers or 90 percent of domestic dogs found in Noth America. The closest thing to them in behavior is the Fila Brasileiro, which is a breed of mastiff from Brazil.

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