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2015  ACC Upcoming Events

June 4/5 Michigan Fun Day and WDXQ   Contacts: Michelle Keehn and Tina Cox
June 25 WDX & WDQ Stake only   Greenwood, DE  ContactGina Downin

For a complete list of 2016 ACC events & info,  view the ACC Events Calendar

   ACC National Field Trial Specialty 2016 - Ronan, MT
 Sept 20-22, 2016   Chairman:  Christina Anderson

ACC National Show Specialty 2016 - Portland, OR   Oct 4-9, 2016
Chairman: Marilyn Williams
  Co-Chairman:  Karen Marcotte









Volunteer for an ACC Committee - take your turn to have a voice and make our club a great organization   print Committee Volunteer Application

International Chesapeake Events from Around the Globe
listed on the Calendar of Events page - take a peake....

Sept 11, 2015 - New Title Holder - BIS CAN/AM GCH CHES-SHORES MOER THAN FAITH CAN/AM CD RE WC CGN With Tikka's Best in Show win today she has become the first CANADIAN GRAND CHAMPION EXCELLENCE Chesapeake Bay Retriever. This is a new title consisting of a GCH with a Best in Show or Best in Specialty win.  Owner/Zabrina Livingstone, Handler/Trina Neil, Breeders/Loura & Joseph Quinn.

New Regional Directors: 
   NETHERLANDS-Joa van der Avort, Wisconsin-JoAnn Stancer
Tina Cox-Michigan, Karen Brown-Florida, Mary Williams-NC.

CERF is going out of business:  After nearly 30 years of working towards the elimination of heritable eye disease in dogs, The Canine Eye Registration Foundation will stop accepting new registrations for the CERF registry on June 15, 2014.  Our on-line registry will continue to be available for approximately the next year after which CERF records will be able via the OFA website.  CERF would like to thank all of our breeders and dog lovers for their continued support over these many years. Please direct any questions and/or concerns that you may have to  CERF was founded by a group of concerned purebred owners and breeders with the goal of eliminating heritable eye diseases in purebred dogs through registration, research, and education. 

AKC Breed Facts Chesapeake Bay Retriever - Dog rankings: 2013-#44, 2012-#46   Litter rankings: # 54 2012 and 2013    AKC Litter Registration Stats- 2012: 1999 dogs, 593 litters  and 2013: 2145 dogs, 587 litters

View the Health page - new DNA tests available for ED/SFS and the Long Coat Gene...

2013 - Hudson finishes the year in the Top 10 Sporting Dogs.
He is the 3rd Chesapeake to have accomplished this.  Congratulations to GCH CH Chesastar Hudson Bay RN CGC Owners are Karen and Jan Sosik, Breeders/Maryann Vaccaro & Patsy Barber. Hudson was #9 by Dog News and #10 by AKC and The Canine Chronicle with 90 Group placements in 2013 and on 8/2/13 was the first Chesapeake to win a Reserve Best In show.

2013 - First combined American/Canadian Grand Champion! Congratulations to AKC/CKC GCH, UKC CH , IABCA Int CH, CKC BPIG,  Mercer's Takin' on the Outfit - "Porter". AKC GCH 8/2/12 and CKC GCH 8/31/13. Owner Handled by Robert Boyd of Ruthven, Ontario, Canada.

New Show Champion at 7 months, 21 days old - 8-17-13
   Ch Decocoa's Kodiak Bearly Behavin'
   Owners: Paul Schnittger, Marilyn Williams, Karen S Marcotte, OR

6-1-13 Youngest Best in Show Chesapeake - 1 year and 2 days old!
   BIS GCH Albriden's The Show Must Go On -  Owners: Stephanie Larson and Diane Baker, IL

The New Illustrated Guide to the Chesapeake Bay Retriever is now on-line.   Click Here to view... 

Health Corner  -  View the Health page - DNA tests now available for ED/SFS a skin condition and DNA test for the Long Coat Gene... never breed a long-disqualifying coat again!

  The Chesapeake Bay Retriever

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The trust allows fanciers of the Chesapeake Bay Retriever to make tax-deductible donations for the furthering of health, education and rescue.

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