New Complete Chesapeake Bay Retreiver

New Complete Chesapeake Bay Retreiver

by Janet Horn, Daniel Horn
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New Complete Chesapeake Bay Retreiver by Janet Horn, Daniel Horn

The strong, dependable nature of the duck hunter's beloved "Chessie", a water retrieving breed that originated off Maryland's Eastern Shore, is highlighted in this in-depth guide, which covers the breed's care and training.

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ISBN-13: 9780876050996
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/1994
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 6.33(w) x 9.58(h) x 1.06(d)

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New Complete Chesapeake Bay Retreiver 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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When I was in the market for a medium to large sized sporting dog, I began to research dogs such as the Chesapeake Bay retriever and of course the Golden and Yellow retriever. My search led me closer to the Bay retriever because of 2 reasons: athletic ability and intelligence. Upon closer scrutiny I soon discover from 'The New Complete Chesapeake Bay Retriever' that indead this was the superior choice over all other retrievers. The book explains that the Bay retiever is less popular than other retrievers simply because not many people have heard of this American breed. And as a benefit, over breeding has not occured with the Bay retriever. Hunters prefer the Bay over other bird dogs due to their undistracted committment to retrieve. As a family dog, they are gentle and stoic enough never to over react or bark in any situation The book was a terrific guide for shopping for a pup and especially for raising and field training the dog as a hunter or as champion show dog. My dog is a family pet and I owe plenty to this book for guiding me logically with the raising, training and breeding of my dog. I discovered later that my dog's ancestry is mentioned in the book. His grandparents are previous champs and are showcased through out 'The New Complete Chesapeake Bay Retriever'. 'The New Complete Chesapeake Bay Retriever' is thorough, logical and very acurate with selecting, raising, and training the Chesapeake Bay Retriever.