Most CBR's are poor swimmers and tend to shy away from water.
Because of their oily coat, Chessies are much more prone to stinking than other dogs with non-oily, long hair coats.
Over time, Chesapeake Bay Retriever smells can build up, especially if the bodies of water that the dogs have access to are dirty or mucky. Chessies don’t stink naturally, but they are much more prone to stinking than other dogs with non-oily, long hair coats -wagwalking.com/behavior/why-chesapeake-bay-retrievers-stink
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is the only member of the retriever family that has no European ancestry.
They are 100% American - puppytoob.com
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are the official state dog of Virginia.
In 1964, the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, named after the famous Bay region of the breed's origin, was declared the official dog of Maryland (Chapter 156, Acts of 1964; Code General Provisions Article, sec. 7-304). msa.maryland.gov
A growing number of Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are developing Degenerative Myelopathy-progressive disease that results in destruction of tissue within the spinal cord.
DM is a progressive neurological disease resulting in spinal cord tissue destruction, causing affected dogs to loose hind limb mobility, which worsens until they can no longer walk. -American Chesapeake Club
CBR's are considered low-energy dogs.
Which of the following is a picture of a Chesapeake Bay Retriever?
Curly-Coated Retriever - Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Chessies are known as a very intelligent and independent breed. They are fiercely loyal and generally make good watchdogs.
Chessies take to training, but they have a mind of their own and can tenaciously pursue their own path. They are protective of their humans and polite, but not overtly friendly, to strangers. Chessies make excellent watchdogs and are versatile athletes - AKC
According to the AKC breed standard, white on any part of the body except breast, belly, toes or back of feet does NOT meet breed standard for coat color.
Disqualifications: Black colored; white on any part of the body except breast, belly, toes or back of feet must be disqualified. - AKC
Chesapeake Bay Retriever are one of the 7 types of retrievers recognized by the American Kennel Club.
The American Kennel Club recognizes 6 retriever breeds in the Sporting Group- 1. Labrador Retriever / 2. Golden Retriever / 3. Chesapeake Bay Retriever / 4. Flat-Coated Retriever / 5. Curly-Coated Retriever / 6. Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever - AKC