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Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Chesapeake Bay Retriever
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Chesapeake Bay Retriever Facts

Common Name:
Most widely used name for this species
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
The area where the animal first came from
North America
How long (L) or tall (H) the animal is
66cm (26in)
The measurement of how heavy the animal is
34kg (75lbs)
How long the animal lives for
13 years
The domestic group such as cat or dog
Gun Dog

Chesapeake Bay Retriever Location

Map of Chesapeake Bay Retriever Locations
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Chesapeake Bay Retriever

The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is valued for its bright and happy disposition, intelligence, quiet good sense, and affectionate protective nature.

Some of them can be quite vocal when happy, and some will smile by baring their front teeth in a peculiar grin - this is not a threat but a sign of joy or submissiveness.

Chesapeakes are naturally dominant and although they won't usually start a fight, they will defend their position as the alpha dog. Obedience training is a must with this breed.

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First Published: 1st December 2008, Last Updated: 10th September 2018

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