Weight: 40–80 pounds
Height: 19–24 inches
The Chesadoodle, also called a Chesa-Poo, is a cross between the Chesapeake Bay Retriever and Poodle breeds. The Chesadoodle is a larger breed with a thick, curly double coat which can be almost any color including: white, gray, yellow, tan, brown, black, red, blue, and orange. They also have fuzzy hanging ears, long furry tail, and webbed feet that help them swim. The Chesadoodle’s face is more like a Poodle while the body is similar to the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. They have round, dark eyes and their nose is black.
The Chesadoodle is a social, active, and affectionate breed that enjoys being with their family and likes to play with children and other pets; although with their hunting background you may find them chasing the neighborhood rabbits, cats, and squirrels. The Chesadoodle wouldn’t make the best guard dog because they seem to like just about anyone.
Being an active breed, it is important to keep them occupied when you are away from home for any amount of time because they get lonely and require daily exercise. If they do not get enough exercise they can become restless and bored, which may cause behavior problems or furniture chewing.
It is good to thoroughly brush/comb the Chesadoodle’s coat three or more times a week to keep it from matting. It is also good to take them to a professional groomer every six months or so in order to keep the coat manageable. As with all dogs, be sure to keep their nails trimmed and brush their teeth to prevent dental disease.
(Based on breed recognition. See store for details on this particular puppy.)