The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is the only member of the retriever family that has no European ancestry, they are 100% American. This makes their personality slightly different to other breeds of retriever but they still make excellent pets. Chesapeake Bay Retriever owners know that they have got one of the best pets that anyone could ask for. There are things that Chesapeake Bay Retriever owners know that no one else does.
They can never get enough exercise.
Chesapeake Bay retrievers love nothing more than going on long walks. They have a lot of energy and you can expect to be on these walks for hours at a time. Exercising also helps to keep their bodies and minds active and so is something that is really important. They have confident footing on all types of terrains so if you enjoy hiking then you can certainly take your dog along with you and they will not struggle to keep up. There is almost no type of exercise that you could throw at your dog that they will not enjoy trying out and they are always keen to get involved.