CERF is going out of business:
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.
Breed Facts Chesapeake Bay Retriever -
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
International Chesapeake Events
from Around the Globe - listed on the
Calendar of Events page - take a peake....
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!
AKC/CKC GCH, UKC CH , IABCA Int CH, CKC BPIG,
Mercer's Takin' on the Outfit
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 -
Ch Decocoa's Kodiak Bearly Behavin'
Owners: Paul Schnittger, Marilyn Williams, Karen S
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
Welcome to our new AKC
Dr Tim Carrion,