Chesapeake Bay Retriever Breed Profile

Chesapeake Bay Retriever dog breed profile

KC Group Gundog

Size Large

Good with children? Unknown

Good guard dogs? Possibly

Moulting level Heavy

Grooming Moderate

Exercise requirement Lots

Jogging partner Short runs

Chesapeake Bay Retriever Breed Profile

The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is an active and outgoing dog who loves to swim! The breed is in the Gundog group and was originally bred as a wildfowling dog. Originates from the Chesapeake Bay area of USA.
Chesapeake Bay Retriever character

Chessies tend to attach themselves to one person in the household. This is probably due to their development as a wildfowling dog, which is a lonely occupation. If introduced to the family at a young age they will get on well with everyone.

Chesapeake Bay Retriever size

Chessies measure 53-66cm at the withers.

Chesapeake Bay Retriever health

Generally healthy breed

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Chesapeake Bay Retriever care

Chessies love exercise and will go crazy if they are not given a good run on a daily basis.

Remember! All breed profiles are general and every dog is an individual.