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Flat-Coated Retriever - History
... Originating in the mid-19th century in England, the Flat-Coated Retriever gained popularity as a gamekeeper’s dog ... brought Newfoundlands to British ports and that they factored into the ancestry of the Flat-coat ... the Flat-coat began to quickly gain in popularity as a gundog, and from 1873 when the breed became a "stable type" according to the American Kennel Club until 1915 when it was officially recognised as a ...

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