Breed Standards for the Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Slightly longer than tall, with its hindquarters as high, or higher, than its forequarters
Broad round skull with medium stop; Eyes amber; Hindquarters as high or slightly higher than shoulder;
Straight or slightly curved
Any color of brown, sedge, or dead grass
Weight: male: 65-80 lb; female: 55-70 lb
Height: male: 23-26”; female: 21-24”
It is rendered virtually waterproof by virtue of its oily, harsh outer coat and dense wooly undercoat.
Loves to swim and retrieve.