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Chesapeake Bay Retriever vs Shiloh Shepherd dog vs Rottweiler – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Chesapeake Bay Retriever vs Shiloh Shepherd dog vs Rottweiler" Compare Chesapeake Bay Retriever and Shiloh Shepherd dog. Which is better: Chesapeake Bay Retriever or Shiloh Shepherd dog or Rottweiler?
Name Chesapeake Bay Retriever Shiloh Shepherd dog Rottweiler
OriginsUnited States United States Germany
Group Gun Dog Pastoral Dogs (Herding Dogs) Working Dogs
Popularity Rank433478
Reviews000
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Other Names Chessie, CBR, Chesapeake Shiloh Shepherd dog, Shiloh Rottie, Rott
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1878 as a Sporting breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1931 as a Working breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Retrievers - Flushing Dogs - Water Dogs group, in the Retrievers section. Not recognized by FCI. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club No set American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club Colonial Rottweiler Club Deutscher Rottweiler Klub International Rottweiler Club
Price $500-$600 $800-$1000 $1200-$2000

General Appearance - Chesapeake Bay Retriever vs Shiloh Shepherd dog vs Rottweiler

Size Large Giant Large Giant
Weight Male: 65-80 pounds (29-36 kg), Female: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg) Male: 100-130 pounds (45-59 kg), Female: 80-100 pounds (36-45 kg) Male: 95-130 pounds (43-59 kg), Female: 85-115 pounds (38-52 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 72.5 pounds (32.5 kg), Female: 62.5 pounds (28.5 kg) Male: 115 pounds (52 kg), Female: 90 pounds (40.5 kg) Male: 112.5 pounds (51 kg), Female: 100 pounds (45 kg)
Height Male: 23-26 inches (58-66 cm), Female: 21-24 inches (53-61 cm) Male: 28-30 inches (71-76 cm), Female: 26-28 inches (66-71 cm) Male: 24-27 inches (61-69 cm), Female: 22-25 inches (56-63 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 24.5 inches (62 cm), Female: 22.5 inches (57 cm) Male: 29 inches (73.5 cm), Female: 27 inches (68.5 cm) Male: 25.5 inches (65 cm), Female: 23.5 inches (59.5 cm)

Hair & Care - Chesapeake Bay Retriever vs Shiloh Shepherd dog vs Rottweiler

Coat Waterproof Smooth Double Dense
Colors Brown Deadgrass Light Sedge Black Black & Tan Golden Grey Silver White Mahogany Tan Rust Black
Grooming
Easy to groom: The Chesapeake Bay Retriever doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Easy to groom: The Shiloh Shepherd dog doesn't require a lot of grooming.
Effortless: The Rottweiler requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers shed moderately.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs shed moderately.
Rottweilers shed moderately.

Characteristics - Chesapeake Bay Retriever vs Shiloh Shepherd dog vs Rottweiler

Temperament Happy Dominant Protective Affectionate Intelligent Quiet Companionable Loving Outgoing Gentle Loyal Trainable Alert Fearless Independent Loyal Courageous Good-natured Intelligent Protective
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Chesapeake Bay Retriever's has great intelligence.
Average: Shiloh Shepherd dog's has average obedience intelligence.
Outstanding: Rottweiler is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Trainability
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are quite easy to train.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are quite easy to train.
Rottweilers are easy to train.
Playfulness
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is a playful breed.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Rottweilers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
Sensitivity Level
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers have an average emotional level and are not the most sensitive dog breed.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Affection Level
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are highly affectionate dogs.
Rottweilers are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Social Needs
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers need for social interaction is average.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are a social breed.
Rottweilers need a lot of social interaction.
Barking
Average: The Chesapeake Bay Retriever barks occasionally.
Low to Average: The Shiloh Shepherd dog rarely barks.
Low: The Rottweiler barks none to minimal.
Watchdog Ability
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are average watchdogs.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are one of the best watchdogs.
Rottweilers are one of the best watchdogs.
Territorial
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are average defenders.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are average defenders.
Rottweilers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Biting Potential Low
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Shiloh Shepherd dog has a low chance of biting somebody.
High
The Rottweiler has a high chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Rottweilers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Wanderlust potential of the Chesapeake Bay Retriever is strong enough to escape from home.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs have average wanderlust potential.
Rottweilers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Prey Drive
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs have an average prey drive, which means that they don't have a high impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals, but it might happen.
Rottweilers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Rottweilers are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Adaptability
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Rottweilers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Rottweilers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.

Good With - Chesapeake Bay Retriever vs Shiloh Shepherd dog vs Rottweiler

Stranger Friendly
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are not the most stranger friendly dogs.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are average friendly towards strangers.
Rottweilers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are kid-friendly dogs.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are kid-friendly dogs.
Rottweilers are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are average friendly towards cats.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are average friendly towards cats.
Rottweilers are average friendly towards cats.
Dog Friendly
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are not the most dog-friendly dogs.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are average friendly towards other dogs.
Rottweilers are not dog-friendly.
Office Friendly No
Chesapeake Bay Retriever is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Shiloh Shepherd dog is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Rottweiler is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are usually recommended for elderly people.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are usually recommended for elderly people.
Rottweilers are not the best breed for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are generally with other pets.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are generally with other pets.
Rottweilers are generally with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners Yes
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
No
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Rottweilers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Yes
Chesapeake Bay Retriever breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Shiloh Shepherd dog breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Rottweiler breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Chesapeake Bay Retriever vs Shiloh Shepherd dog vs Rottweiler

Health Issues
Egészségesek Chesapeake Bay Retriever fajták, de vannak bizonyos egészségügyi problémáik, amelyeket rendszeresen ellenőrizned kell az állatorvossal.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Egészségesek Rottweiler fajták, de vannak bizonyos egészségügyi problémáik, amelyeket rendszeresen ellenőrizned kell az állatorvossal.
Health Problems Bloat Cerebellar Abiotrophy Hip Dysplasia Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) No set Allergies Aortic Stenosis Bloat Elbow Dysplasia Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism Osteosarcoma Panosteitis Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Life Expectancy 10-13 years 12-14 years 8-11 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers are high energy dogs.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Rottweilers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers need a lot of exercises.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs need quite a lot of exercise.
Rottweilers have an average exercise need.
Sleeping Need
Chesapeake Bay Retrievers don't need too much sleep.
Shiloh Shepherd dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Rottweilers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 3 to 4.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: 4 to 10 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Average.
High: The Rottweiler breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Tolerates warm and cold weather. Prefers average to warm weather conditions
Stinkiness Medium
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Shiloh Shepherd dog has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Rottweiler has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is an average drooler.
The Shiloh Shepherd dog is an average drooler.
The Rottweiler drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.

Reproducibility - Chesapeake Bay Retriever vs Shiloh Shepherd dog vs Rottweiler

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 7-9 puppies 6-12 puppies 8-12 puppies

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