Is a Chesapeake Bay Retriever rare?

The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is a rare breed that isn’t often seen in the United States. This breed was initially employed to hunt waterfowl. Both males and females were bred for endurance, strength, trainability, and a strong work ethic.

How much do Chesapeake dogs cost?

If you buy a Chesapeake Bay Retriever from a reputable breeder, you can expect to pay between $800 and $1,500. If you get a top-quality puppy, you might pay even more at $2,500. The exact price though will depend on the location of the breeder as well as the puppy’s age and sex.

Are Chesapeake Bay Retrievers friendly to strangers?

Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are not usually aggressive, but they are wary of strangers and can be territorial. Combined with their protectiveness, these traits can lead to defensive behavior such as growling and barking.

Can Chesapeake Bay Retrievers be left alone?

Character & Temperament The Chesapeake Bay Retriever enjoys company and can be prone to suffering from separation anxiety so is not suited to households where it will be left alone for extended periods of time.

Are Chessies protective?

Chessies are protective and that’s not a bad thing. Protectiveness is a breed characteristic of the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. They will not go looking for trouble but they are ever watchful for threats to their people.

Are Chessies mean?

Chesapeake Bay retrievers are not as gregarious as most other retriever breeds. Nonetheless, they generally like children and most are friendly to strangers. They also tend to get along with other animals, although some Chessies have demonstrated aggression toward other dogs.

Do all Chessies smile?

Smiling is not a breed-specific trait although it does seem more common in some breeds, including Chesapeakes, than others. And it definitely runs in families. Although the toothy grin can be a bit unnerving to those not familiar with it or dog body language, it’s unmistakably harmless and indeed, submissive.

Can you work full time and have a Golden Retriever?

It’s certainly possible to have a golden retriever and work full-time, but you will have to be prepared to put in a little extra work like keeping your home clean with a vacuum made especially for pet dander, call in favors or spend out money to make sure your pup is happy and not bored at home all day.

What is a Chesador?

The Chesador is a wonderful combination of the Chesapeake Bay Retriever and the Labrador Retriever. This is a large dog that is about 20 to 27 inches tall and weighs about 50 to 80 pounds. They have short to medium length, dense, waterproof fur that can be black, brown, yellow, light brown, or gold.

Can I leave my Golden Retriever home alone for 8 hours?

Adult Golden Retrievers can be left alone for up to 4 hours; they definitely should not be left for 8 hours. Leaving a young puppy for too long is also cruel as they need pee breaks, stimulation, food, and water. Golden Retriever puppies are naturally curious and can get into devilment when alone.

Should I get a dog if I work 9 5?

You can get a dog if you work 9 to 5, but only if you are confident the dog won’t be left alone all day. Many people will take their dog to work, come home at lunch, or have people pop in to see the dog throughout the day.

How big do Chessies get?

Female: 21–24 inches53–61 cm
Male: 23–26 inches58–66 cm
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