Thank you for your interest in adopting a rescued Chesapeake Bay Retriever! There are wonderful Chessies looking for new homes at any given time across the country. Rescued Chessies come in all ages, sizes & colors and are all looking for the same thing: love and companionship from a new family!
Our rescue is comprised wholly of hard-working volunteers whose only reward is seeing these wonderful Chessies in loving homes, given a second chance for a happy life. We will try and match you with a devoted, loving companion.
Prospective owners are interviewed in their own homes by a rescue volunteer to ensure that families understand the responsibility of owning and caring for a Chesapeake Bay Retriever.
Caution is used when placing CBRR&R dogs in homes with children under 7 years of age for reasons of safety, for the child and the dog. In most cases, a securely fenced yard or area is requested for the dog’s safety and protection. For senior Chessies the fencing requirement may be waived.
We have a multi-step process, each step is outlined below: