Chesapeake Bay retriever


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Chesapeake Bay retriever,

breed of large sporting dogsporting dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs bred for pointing, flushing, and retrieving game. These dogs hunt by air scent—as opposed to most hounds, which are ground scenters—and their quarry is primarily game birds.
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 developed in the United States. It stands about 24 in. (61 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs about 65 lb (29.5 kg). Its thick, short double coat ranges in color from a very dark brown to the faded tan called deadgrass. Webbed feet, powerful shoulders and hindquarters, and an oily outercoat that tends to shed water, combine to make the Chesapeake a very efficient retriever in the iciest water. Although bred to retrieve ducks, it is also widely used to hunt on land and has been trained as a guide dog. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal, fox, and tanuki also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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But the most remarkable turtle pickup I know of belonged to a king-sized Chesapeake Bay retriever owned by a friend who thought he had squarely hit a pheasant his Chessie flushed from a sprawl of cattails edging a slough.
Once Zephyr the pit bull, Buddy the Chesapeake Bay retriever and Dok the other yellow Lab took their leaps - Jessie barking her head off all the while - it was Jessie's turn, once again, on the ramp.
My 2 Yz-year-o ld Chesapeake Bay retriever could care less about my attempt for a photo op.
LR stands for Labrador retriever (or CB for Chesapeake Bay retriever and GR for golden retriever, etc.); 44760 is the number assigned to this dog; and the G stands for good--the quality of the hips.
John was the only handler working a Chesapeake Bay retriever.
It is also important to not lose sight of the fact that part of the original purpose of the Chesapeake Bay retriever was to guard the possessions--the boat, decoys and other equipment--of market hunters.
I was in no mood for Dusty, and as always, this 92-pound Chesapeake Bay retriever was is no mood for any human being.
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Dusty was a 92-pound Chesapeake Bay Retriever and the only dog in the entire world I have truly wanted to kill.
A big Chesapeake Bay retriever or large male Labrador or golden retriever may be capable of simply picking one up and running it back.
This is Bay, our 6-year-old Chesapeake Bay retriever, on a successful Thanksgiving hunt at our migration station farm.
With rugged barrel chests and whiskers, 19th century market hunters and recreational waterfowlers molded the Chesapeake Bay retriever. Examining our duck dogs should help us gain a better understanding of the hunters of old and why breeds are the way they are.

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