The American Chesapeake Club, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to foster and encourage the breeding of the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, the conservation of game through the increased use of the Chesapeake Bay Retriever in waterfowl and upland game hunting, to improve the breed, and for the accomplishment of such aims and purposes, to lay down a standard of, to encourage the holding of dog shows and field trials, and to foster other activities suited to the dissemination of knowledge concerning the breed.