Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Weight: 55 - 80 lbs.
Height: 21" - 26"
Life Span: 10 - 12 years
Health Problems: Hip dysplasia; retinal atrophy
Origin: United States
Also Known As: No Nicknames.
Group: Gun Dog / Retriever
Category: Companion Dog, Gun Dog, Sporting
Vigorous daily walk and playtime is required for the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. These dogs love to fetch and swim.
Occasional brushing is necessary for your Chesapeake Bay Retriever.
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is an active, hardy and protective breed.
Compatibility with Kids
Generally good with children.
A cross of Irish Water Spaniel, Newfoundland and Bloodhound, this breed is a descendant of pups owned by a British sailors shipwrecked off of the Maryland coast in the early 1900s.
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