Hunting and fetching ducks from the icy waters of Chesapeake Bay, this hardy retriever has an oily, waterproof coat and a love of working - be it on land or in water.
An active home that hunts or works.
Those who think this is a different-coated Lab. The Chessie is more reserved than the Lab or Golden Retrievers and has a very strong working instinct. And if you don't like wet dogs, forget it!
Chessie, CBR, Chesapeake
Large - but would still fit in a small car
High (Two hours or more)
Without sufficient mental and physical exercise will probably do the wall of death around the living room!
Short and curly
Natural good looks, won't keep growing like a hedge.
All canines drop some hair, think of it as dog glitter!
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