A study of Golden Retriever Lifespans
The mean lifespan for the entire dataset of 6762 Goldens is 11.5 years. The longest lifespan in
this dataset is 18.6 years.

19% Lived 14 or more years.
0.6% lived 17 or more years.
11% lived 8 years or less.
The following figure displays a histogram of  lifespans for the entire dataset.
List of Goldens with Major Titles who lived more than 15 years sorted by lifespan

List of Golfdens with Major Titles who lived more than 15 years sorted by name

Both Sire and Offspring with Lifespans of 14 Years or Greater

Both Dam and Offspring with Lifespans of 14 Years or Greater

Both Sire and Offspring with Lifespans of 16 Years or Greater

Both Dam and Offspring with Lifespans of 16 Years or Greater



Goldens with lifespans > 14 years who had 2 generations of offspring with lifespans > 14 years

Goldens with lifespans > 14 years who had 3 generations of offspring with lifespans > 14 years


Sires Who Lived less than 8 Years with Offspring and Grand-offspring Who Did The Same

Dams Who Lived less than 8 Years with Offspring and Grand-offspring Who Did The Same
Goldens with Major Tiltes who died before 10 years of Age