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Chesapeake Bay Retriever Breed Profile
Chesapeake Bay Retriever fact file
KC Group: Gundog
Good with children?: Seek breeder advice
Exercise requirement: Lots
Good guard dogs?: Possibly
Moulting level: High
Jogging partner: Short runs
Active and outgoing dog who loves to swim! 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
Chesapeake Bay Retriever Special Care
Chessies love exercise and will go crazy if they are not given a good run on a daily basi
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