Are Chesapeake Bay Retrievers Smart?

If you’re considering getting a Chesapeake Bay Retriever, you may wonder how intelligent they are. You want a dog that will learn commands quickly. Maybe you are looking for a breed that will be easy to train, and you figure being smart will help. So are Chesapeake Bay Retrievers smart dogs? Chesapeakes are smart dogs, … Read more

Are Chesapeake Bay Retrievers Good With Kids?

Chesapeake Bay retrievers are known for their excellent retrieval skills while duck hunting, but how are they with kids? Adopting a new pet into your family can be daunting, especially if you have small children. While Chessies are generally good house dogs, you may wonder if they are good with children? Chesapeake Bay retrievers are … Read more

Chesapeake Bay Retriever Dying Symptoms

The fact that our canine companions only live a fraction as long as we do is at the top of the list of heartbreaking parts of being a dog owner. While most Chesapeake Bay Retrievers live between 10 and 12 years, sadly, about one in five won’t make it to that milestone. It begs the … Read more

Chesapeake Bay Retriever Feeding Chart

Maybe you are wondering whether you are feeding your Chesapeake Bay Retriever the right amount. You may have been going by cups, but there is no standardization of cup size, and the energy density of food varies enormously. We’ve put together a feeding chart to help you feed your CBR correctly. Feeding Chesapeakes depends upon … Read more

Do Chesapeake Bay Retrievers Shed?

Chesapeake Bay retrievers are famous for their thick, waterproof coats. This characteristic makes them the perfect gun dog in the Chesapeake Bay area in Maryland and Virginia. Chesapeake Bay retrievers are also loyal and protective family dogs, making them a great addition to your family. But how much do Chesapeake Bay retrievers shed? Chesapeake Bay … Read more

When To Neuter Chesapeake Bay Retriever

Unless you plan to use your Chesapeake Bay Retriever as a stud dog, getting your dog neutered is standard practice. Understandably, many dog owners worry about their dog having an operation and must be sure their Retriever will benefit from being neutered. We have information about the pros and cons of neutering your dog and … Read more

When To Spay Chesapeake Bay Retriever

I’m sure it’s sometimes hard to believe how quickly your female Chessie has grown from a boisterous pup to a more socially adjusted young retriever. At this age, it is usually the time to decide about spaying. But when do you spay a Chesapeake Bay Retriever? A Chesapeake Bay retriever should be spayed between 6 … Read more

How Much Exercise Does A Chesapeake Bay Retriever Need?

Suppose you’re thinking of adopting a Chesapeake Bay retriever. In that case, you must consider how well it fits your lifestyle. For example, will a Chesapeake Bay retriever be content living in a tiny apartment? And how much exercise does a Chesapeake Bay retriever need to be happy and healthy? Chesapeake Bay retrievers have high … Read more

How Much Does A Chesapeake Bay Retriever Weigh?

Chesapeake Bay retrievers are loving, hardy gundogs with even tempers and beautiful, wooly coats. However, like all large dogs, it’s best to know how large they can grow before bringing one into your family. So, then, how much does a Chesapeake Bay retriever weigh? Male Chesapeake Bay retrievers weigh up to 80 lb (36kg), while … Read more