The clue is in their name: The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is a sturdy canine that has been selected for generations to brave the bay's chilly waters and choppy waves. Out of the water, they maintain the same positive attitude, tenacity, and work ethic.
Dogs with the Boykin Spaniel's combination of water prowess and bird-hunter intelligence are still common on the Eastern Seaboard. The complete brown coat frequently employed as camouflage when hunting and the fluffy ears of these canines are distinctive features. In 1985,
Fact : South Carolina officially recognised the Boykin Spaniel as its state dog.
This breed cautiously creeps up on their target, then sets or freezes until ready to strike. English Setters are gentle, friendly dogs that love water.
Fact : Biology Dictionary, Adonis, an English Setter, was the first dog ever registered with the American Kennel Club.
If trained appropriately, a Vizsla can excel in a variety of activities. Although they are excellent swimmers, you shouldn't take them swimming when the temperature drops significantly.
Fact :Chartay, a Vizsla, was the first dog to become an AKC Quintuple Champion after winning five championship titles.
Lagotto Romagnolo water dogs hunted duck in Italy's Romagna area. These lively, friendly canines now sniff out truffles after the marshes were drained, yet they still love swimming.
Fact : Lagotto Romagnolo is the only purebred truffle hunter.
Between the 1600s and the early 1900s, Newfoundlands with water-repellent coats and webbed feet pulled in fishing nets, carried boat lines to shore, and rescued overboard sailors. Despite their importance to fishing, these gentle giants remain peaceful.
Fact : Instead of paddling, Newfoundlands swim down-and-out. This modified breaststroke speeds up newbies.
German Shorthaired Pointers are athletic and lively. These pups love hunting, organised sports, and summer swimming. They also adore our floatable dog toys.
Fact : The German Shorthaired Pointer's coat is usually reddish-brown or liver and white in patterns that resemble the Dalmatian's.
Portuguese Water Dogs were bred to herd fish into fishermen's nets. This water dog type loves working and caring for their family.
Fact : From 2000 to 2002, Portuguese water dogs trained by BARK retrieved baseballs from the water behind San Francisco Giants Stadium.
Labrador Retrievers are popular household dogs and excellent retrievers. Labs are social and love walks to beaches or lakes where they may splash around.
Fact : Labrador Retrievers are the most commonly used breed for guide dogs.
The French admired poodles as gallant nighttime companions and trustworthy retrievers! Their tufted haircut was designed to make swimming after waterfowl warmer. Standard Poodles are proud swimmers.
Fact : In 2016, Seller, a poodle, ran a globe 10 metres 32.8 ft in 33.22 seconds, setting a Guinness World Record.