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Chesapeake Bay Retriever

An excellent swimmer (other names: Chessie, Chessy Dog)

Chesapeake Bay Retriever
origin:USA
life expectancy:12-13 years
classification:Gun dog
height:53 to 66 cm
weight:25 to 36 kg
exercise: Demandingtraining: Difficultclimate: Coldin/out: Outdoorgrooming: Needs groomingfeeding: Demandingsize: Large
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History [ edit ]

The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is a breed of dog that was developped in the USA, along the Chesapeake Bay in the Maryland State. Records on the origin of this breed state that its ancestry were two Newfoundlands that were saved from a wrecked English ship off the coast of Maryland in 1807. These Newfoundlands were crossed with local retrievers and other breeds like the English Otter Hound, and the English or Irish Water Spaniel. The new breed was named after its birthplace. The Chesapeake Bay Retriever, referred to as Chessie by its fanciers, is an outstanding working dog,  known for its prowess in the icy waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Sometimes, Chessies have to break i