The Cesky Terrier Chesapeake Bay Retriever Mix, is a mixed breed dog resulting from breeding the Cesky Terrier and the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. Both of these dogs can be friendly but personalities differ, so you never know. The Cesky Terrier is known for being reserved, cheerful, and quiet. All dogs need proper socialization and that will be a big factor in how they interact with others. What does this mixed breed look and act like? Is it more like the Cesky Terrier or the Chesapeake Bay Retriever? Those are the questions we will try and answer below. Continue reading below to see pictures, videos, and learn more about the beautiful Cesky Terrier Chesapeake Bay Retriever Mix.
While we really recommend that you acquire all animals through a rescue, we understand that some people might go through a breeder to get their Cesky Terrier Chesapeake Bay Retriever Mix puppy. That is, if they have any Cesky Terrier Chesapeake Bay Retriever Mix puppies for sale.
If you are interested in helping animal rescues raise money, please play our quiz. Each correct answer donates to help feed shelter animals.
All hybrid or designer dogs are tough to get a good read on as there isn’t much history to them. Breeding specific dogs like this has become common in the last twenty years or so even though I am sure that this mixed breed found it’s share of dogs to the shelter due to accidental breeding. We will take a closer look at the history of both parent breeds below. If you are looking at breeders for new, designer dogs please beware of Puppy Mills. These are places that mass produce puppies, specifically for profit and don’t care at all about the dogs. If you have a few minutes, please sign our petition to stop puppy mills.
Cesky Terrier History
The Cesky Terrier (pronounced Chess - key) is a cross between a Sealyham Terrier and a Scottish Terrier. It’s breeding origins began in 1948 by a Czech breeder named František Horák. Being that it was under communist rule at that time, it wasn’t easy to spread the word of the breed. It first came to the United States in the 1980’s and is recognized by most Kennel Club’s in the English speaking world. The Cesky Terrier is one of the six most rare dog breeds worldwide.
Chesapeake Bay Retriever History
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are rooted back to two pups who were rescued from a foundering ship in Maryland in 1807. Their origins obviously hail from the Chesapeake Bay and are one of the few breeds that can claim to have originated in the U.S. There was a male as well as a female. The male "Sailor" and female "Canton" were St. John's water dogs. These two went on to live in different parts of the bay area and there is no record of a litter being produced together. However, they reproduced with area dogs, with more consideration given to ability than to breed, that is typically what makes for a better dog. This created the beginnings of the Chesapeake Bay Retriever breed. They were obviously bred to retrieve and make great tough hunting companions. Like most dogs they were mixed with various spaniels and hounds. Dogs from both Chesapeake Bay shores were recognized as one of three types of Chesapeake Bay Ducking Dog in 1877.
Height: 10 - 13 inches at the shoulder
Weight: 13 - 22 lb.
Lifespan: 12 - 15 years
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Height: 21 - 26 inches at the shoulder
Weight: 55 - 80 lb.
Lifespan: 10 - 12 years
The Cesky Terrier and the Chesapeake Bay Retriever are both loyal and affectionate. They are also very charming, so watch out! This dog will require a good training regimen as they can get excited. They are very loyal to their family. One of the best things you can do for any breed is to socialize it as much as possible. Please use positive reinforcement, it goes a long way! She should be rather affectionate and love being with you, she can also be stubborn so keep that in mind.
All dogs have the potential to develop genetic health problems as all breeds are susceptible to some things more than others. However, the one positive thing about getting a puppy is that you can avoid this as much as possible. A breeder should absolutely offer a health guarantee on puppies. If they won’t do this, then look no more and don’t consider that breeder at all. A reputable breeder will be honest and open about health problems in the breed and the incidence with which they occur. We obviously recommend that you look for a reputable animal rescue in your area to find your new mixed breed. Health clearances prove that a dog has been tested for and cleared of a particular condition.
The Cesky Terrier mixed with the Chesapeake Bay Retriever might be prone to joint dysplasia, luxating patellas, cardiac problems, among others.
Note that these are just common problems in both breeds.
What are the grooming requirements?
Even if you know the breed, sometimes it is hard to tell if it will be a heavy shedder or a light shedder. Either way, Get ready to invest in a good vacuum if you want to keep your floors clean! Give them baths as needed, but not so much that you dry out their skin.
What are the exercise requirements?
Plan on taking them for extremely long walks and hikes to keep their energy level down. This mix will more than likely have a high energy level. This exercise will keep them from being destructive. A tired dog is a good dog. A tired dog is a good dog though. Never tie your dog up outside - that is inhumane and not fair to him.
What are the training requirements?
This is an intelligent dog that will be a little bit challenging to train. They are going to want to take the alpha position and need someone with a firm, strong, hand that can let them know their place. The best thing you can do is break the sessions into shorter daily sessions to keep their attention span higher. It might have a prey drive and be disposed to running for and chasing small prey, but if handled properly this can be managed. All dogs respond best to positive reinforcement. So make sure to praise her when she does well. She is an intelligent dog who loves to please, and loves a physical challenge. The more exercise she gets the easier she will be to train. Proper socialization is imperative to all dogs and puppies. Make sure to take her to the park and doggy day care to get her around as many people and dogs as possible.
"A lot of times diet is done on a per-dog basis. Each one is unique and has different dietary requirements. Most dogs in the U.S. are overweight. A mix like this one that is prone to hip and elbow dysplasia should really be on fish oil and glucosamine and chondroitin supplements as soon as possible. A good diet to look into is Raw Food Diet. A raw food diet will be especially good for the Wolf background.
Overfeeding any dog is not a good idea as that can really exacerbate health problems such as elbow and hip dysplasia.
I good diet to look into is Raw Food Diet. A raw food diet will be especially good for the Wolf background."