Chesapeake Bay Retriever Information

Chesapeake Bay Retriever breedA strong, smart dog, the Chesapeake Bay Retriever exhibits all of the things that make retrievers so beloved. They’re loyal, happy and easy to train. The big difference between the Chesapeake and other retrievers, however, is that this breed is more emotionally complex, with an exceptionally strong tie to their family and a highly perceptive nature.

Chesapeake pups stand out for their wavy coat, which is waterproof and a little oily. The color runs on the spectrum from tan to red to brown, complementing the breed’s yellow-amber eyes. Additionally, “Chessies” are natural athletes and make great hunting dogs.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 1ft 9in - 2ft 2in     Weight: 55-80lbs
Lifespan: 10 - 13 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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