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2017  ACC Upcoming Events

Mar 23-25 ACC All-Breed Field Trial Corning, CA  Contact:  Julie Cole
April 7 Supported Show  Saginaw Valley KC, Birch Run, MI   Chair:  Deb Rusz and Michelle Keehn

For a complete list of 2018 ACC events & info,  view the ACC Events Calendar

ACC National Field Trial Specialty 2017 - Emporia, VA
October 24-26  Chair: Scott Bergman

ACC National Show Specialty 2017 - Raleigh, NC
Aug 31 - Sept 4  Chair:  George Makatura
updated WDXQ

 new!!   WDXQ Program - revisions effective 7-18-17
downloads available for the complete program  -  view the WDXQ page

New WDXQ Program Director:
effective 10-1-17   Laurea Griggs, GA

  NEWS and Updates!

2018 -
Breed Mentor List updated and RD List updated

October, 2017  View the updated list of Breed Mentors

New WDXQ Program Director: effective 10-1-17   Laurea Griggs, GA

Welcome to New Regional Director in Georgia - Laurea Griggs
Welcome to New Regional Director in Massachusetts -
Ken Lee
2017 Regional Directors List - updated 7/22/17

New Item For Sale--- a new ACC Hat is available for purchase.  See the ACC Supplies and Items For Sale page.. listed on the left column! 

RESCUE --- click to see updated info on the Rescue page! 8-28-16

Volunteer for an ACC Committee - take your turn to have a voice and make our club a great organization. Print/send the ACC 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.

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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Please order here on our website on the ACC Supplies page.

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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