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Chesapeake Bay Retriever

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Chesapeake Bay Retriever


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UK KC Classification Gundog
Country of Origin Chesapeake Bay, USA
Date of Origin 1900s
Height 53 - 66 cm (21 - 26 inches)
Weight 25 - 34 Kgs (55 - 75 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 13 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Chesapeake Bay Retrievers have a strong muscular appearance with a distinctive coat that is coarse, oily and water resistant. They are colored various shades of brown.

Temperament

Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are bright, happy, courageous and intelligent dogs.

Suitability

If you are considering a Chesapeake Bay Retriever as a pet, consider the following points:
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for hot or cold climates
They are easy to obedience train
They usually get on well with other dogs

Interesting Facts

Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are also known as:
Chessie

 


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