English and American Goldens come in a verity of shades of gold, from a dark red color to a light cream almost white color. It is more common for the Americans to be dark to medium gold while the English dogs tend to be medium gold to light cream. All Goldens originated from the same decedents, but the AKC standard favors darker, more slender dogs with longer coats, while the British standard favor the heavier boned dogs, with lighter coats known as English or British style Goldens Retrievers.
English Goldens have a straight top line and heavier bone, verses the Americans slightly sloped top lines and finer bone.
English type Goldens have boxier heads with more pronounced stops, while the Americans have narrower heads with a slight stop.
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