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Vetstreet.com: 11 Truly American Dog Breeds

Mid-Atlantic Hunter: Chesapeake Bay Retriever

When a British brig wrecked off the coast of Maryland in 1807, two Newfoundland dogs were rescued. The canines, named Sailor and Canton, had excellent abilities as retrievers. People in the area bred them to local dogs, and they became the ancestors of today's Chesapeake Bay Retriever. This hunting dog is ready and willing to brace the rough, icy chop of the Chesapeake Bay, and she's capable of retrieving 100 to 200 ducks a day.

(Credit: Sally Anne Thompson, Animal Photography)
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