With a very sturdy physique, he has a strong constitution, but nevertheless endowed with great elegance.
With a powerful and very solid constitution, his silhouette is well proportioned. The Curly-coated Retriever has a unique and peculiar gait.
Between 64 and 69 cm (25.20 to 27.17 inches) for the male
Between 58 and 64 cm (22.83 to 25.20 inches) for the female
Between 28 and 34 kg (61.73 to 74.96 pounds) for the male
Between 24 and 30 kg (52.91 to 66.14 pounds) for the female
The color of his coat can vary between black and brown.
His coat's hair is a pretty bunch of small frizzy curls covering his body, giving him a completely waterproof coat.
His head has a long, but very well proportioned skull with a slight stop. His large oval eyes are in harmony with the coat. They are thus of a pretty brown or black color.
His little ears are covered with small fuzzy curls, like the ones on the dress. His nose is also in harmony with the coat, it is either black or brown.
His tail is never carried high; it is also covered with fuzzy curls and carried straight. It reaches approximately the hock.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 8, section 1 and is #110