The Chesapeake Bay Retriever dog breed originated as a water dog used to hunt and retrieve ducks in the chilly chop of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. The dog’s sturdy build, dense coat, stamina, and strength made him ideal for this purpose. Today, he’s still known as a fine hunting dog as well as a wonderful companion for active, experienced dog owners who can give him the structure and exercise he needs. See all Chesapeake Bay Retriever characteristics below! Chesapeake Bay Retriever - DogtimeInitiate Gallery Additional articles you will be interested in: Adoption
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Key Vitals of Chesapeake Bay Retriever Dog
NameDog Breed GroupHeight Weight Life Span
Chesapeake Bay RetrieverSporting Dogs1 foot, 9 inches to 2 feet, 2 inches 55 to 80 pounds 10 to 12 years