Chesapeake Bay Retriever Dog Breed Information Center

Chesapeake Bay Retriever Dog Breed Information Center (CBRCIC) is a non-profit organization founded in 1997. Our mission is to provide accurate information about all breeds of dogs used for hunting and working purposes. We believe that our website provides useful information for dog owners, breeders, trainers, and anyone interested in these wonderful animals.

We are not affiliated with any other organizations or individuals. All information provided here is our own opinion and personal experience. We do not claim ownership over any information provided on this site, nor do we assume responsibility for its accuracy. CBRCIC does not accept donations from the public or corporations; however, we appreciate your support if you feel it will help us continue to provide quality information about these wonderful animals!

What’s New?

This month we are celebrating 2000 registered users on this website! We have come a long way since our humble beginnings in 1997 and we hope that you will join us for the next 20,000 users that register.

Below you can find some of our new content that was added to the site this month!

New Dog Articles

Irish Wolfhound – The Wolfhunter

New Dog Breeds

This month we have added information about three new dog breeds!

New Dog Breeds

– Pumi

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– Rat Terrier

– Glen of Imaal Red Setter

Do you own a Pumi, Rat Terrier, or Glen of Imaal Red Setter?

We would love to have your input on these breeds! Please contact us to let us know what you think of these breeds.

New Dog Breeds Videos

We have recently launched a new section on our site specifically for dog breeds. This month we have added information and videos for all three new dog breeds! We will be launching many more videos in the future, so please check back frequently for updates!

Pumi Dog Breed Information Page: (LINK REMOVED)

Rat Terrier Dog Breed Information Page: (LINK REMOVED)

Glen of Imaal Red Setter Dog Breed Information Page: (LINK REMOVED)

What’s Coming Up?

Below you can find some of our new content that will be added to the site within the next month. Come back and check us out again soon!

New Dog Breeds

– Boykin Spaniel

– Barometric Hound

– Clumber Spaniel

– English Cocker Spaniel

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– Norfolk Terrier

– Swedish Vallhund

– Sussex Spaniel

What Is A Pumi?


A Pumi is a herding dog breed that originates in Hungary. It is a fairly rare breed, and was traditionally used to herd sheep. Pumis are very intelligent and have an independent streak that is common within herding dog breeds.

Boykin Spaniel (LINK REMOVED)

Boykin Spaniels are a relatively new breed of dog, only dating back to the early 20th century. They were bred in South Carolina by a man named Colonel Wilbur H. Boykin. They are popular hunting dogs, and are used to hunt primarily small game such as squirrel and raccoon.

Barometric Hound (LINK REMOVED)

The Barometric Hound is a recently created dog breed, designed to resemble the dogs described in the book The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. They were bred to resemble what Sherlock Holmes described as “an enormous coal-black beast” that had plagued the Baskerville family for generations.

Clumber Spaniel (LINK REMOVED)

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The Clumber Spaniel is a breed of dog that was originally bred for the sport of hunting. They are sometimes referred to as “The Gentlemen’s Dog”, due to their friendly and affectionate nature. They are excellent family dogs due to their patience and friendliness with children.

English Cocker Spaniel (LINK REMOVED)

The English Cocker Spaniel is a breed that has been around since the 16th century. They are often bred as gun dogs, and are exceptionally friendly towards people. They are also one of the most outgoing and playful dog breeds in existence.

Norfolk Terrier (LINK REMOVED)

The Norfolk Terrier is a small breed of dog developed in England during the 19th century. They were bred from the same working-class terriers that were used to create the Norwich Terrier and the Cairn Terrier. They are particularly effective at killing rats and small vermin, which makes them popular on farms and in barns.

Swedish Vallhund (LINK REMOVED)

The Swedish Vallhund is a relatively new breed of dog, having only been around since the 19th century. It originates in Sweden, where it was bred to herd livestock. Vallhunds are often compared to foxes due to their appearance. They have a similar shaped head and a bushy tail.

Susquehanna Hounds (LINK REMOVED)

The Susquehanna Hounds are a relatively rare breed of dog, with less than 500 in existence. They were originally bred in the United States, specifically in Pennsylvania where they got their name. They are excellent hunting dogs that are primarily used for hunting large game such as deer and bear.

Svarta Bjorn (LINK REMOVED)

The Svarta Bjorn is a breed of dog that originates in Sweden. They were bred for their skills as a working dog. They are excellent at hunting, and are used to hunt bears and wolves. They have an exceptional sense of smell, and are used by the Swedish government to detect contraband.

Tatra Sheepdog (LINK REMOVED)

The Tatra Sheepdog is a rare breed of dog that originates in Slovakia. They are a fairly new breed, and were bred specifically to herd sheep. They have exceptional stamina, which allows them to work long hours without needing rest.

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Dog breed classification using part localization by T Olivry, KE Linder, P Wang, P Bizikova, JA Bernstein… – PLoS …, 2012 –

Adult‐onset hair loss in Chesapeake Bay retrievers: a clinical and histological study by J Liu, A Kanazawa, D Jacobs, P Belhumeur – European conference on …, 2012 – Springer

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Genome-wide association analysis reveals a SOD1 mutation in canine degenerative myelopathy that resembles amyotrophic lateral sclerosis by D Wood, CS Network – 2017 –