Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Retriever: Chesapeake Bay Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information Originates from the USA; used for retrieving waterfowl. Said to be a descendant from the Newfoundland Newfoundland dogs that gave rise to the Labrador. Heavier set than a Labrador, this breed is similarly biddable, gentle and a good companion. Best in country homes. Oversized or undersized dogs are highly undesirable. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs), genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Horn J & Horn D The New Complete Chesapeake Bay Retriever. Howell. ISBN 0876050992. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Club website to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs: http://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Chesapeake Bay Retriever Club: www.chesapeakebayretrieverclub.co.uk. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs: www.akc.org/clubs/search. American Chesapeake Club: www.amchessieclub.org.