Facts & Origin
Chatham Hill Retriever - Flat Coated Retriever and Cocker Spaniel mix.
The Chatham Hill Retriever is a fascinating mix of the Flat Coated Retriever and the Cocker Spaniel. Both breeds have a rich history as popular hunting dogs and loyal companions. The combination of these two breeds creates the lovable Chatham Hill Retriever.
Suitability and Use
The Chatham Hill Retriever is well suited for active families and individuals who enjoy spending time outdoors and are willing to provide ample exercise and mental stimulation for the dog. Because of its retriever heritage, it can be a good retriever and enjoy activities such as Frisbee, agility, or just extensive walks.
|Origin||England - UK|
|Life expectancy||10 - 17 years|
|Care requirements||high-maintenance - low-maintenance|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible Character Traits of the Chatham Hill Retriever
The Chatham Hill Retriever probably has a combination of the character traits of both parent breeds. He isusually intelligent, friendly, and eager to work. The Chatham Hill Retriever is known for his adaptability and ability to adjust well to different environments and living situations. He makes an excellent family dog and is good with children and other pets.
The Chatham Hill Retriever is a wonderful companion that combines the best qualities of the Flat Coated Retriever and the Cocker Spaniel. With his charming looks and friendly nature, he will enrich you with his love and energy. Take care of his health with regular veterinary exams and give him the attention and care he needs. The Chatham Hill Retriever will be a loyal and lovable companion to you.
Health and Care
The Chatham Hill Retriever can be affected by potential health problems of both parent breeds. These include hip dysplasia, eye problems, and ear infections. Regular veterinary examinations and a balanced diet are important to maintain his health. In terms of grooming, the Chatham Hill Retriever needs regular brushing to keep his coat clean and free of tangles. Also, pay attention to his ears and clean them regularly to prevent infections.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Chatham Hill Retriever usually has a medium to large size and an athletic build . His coat is dense, glossy and can come in a variety of colors including black, brown and brindle. He has a gentle appearance and a charming facial expression.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
This dog is an intelligent, lively, energetic and friendly hybrid breed that can form a strong bond with its owner. He is alert and wary of strangers, but gets along well with other pets and children.
These mixed breeds are available in many different colors and color patterns, including black, brown, gray, red, silver, white, blonde and blue-black.
It generally reaches a shoulder height between 34 cm and 51 cm.
It should be brushed about once a week to prevent matting and knots.
Yes, this mix needs regular physical activity and sufficient training to use its intelligence and vitality.