Black Newf
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Young Newfoundland

Brown Newf

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Other Names
Newfie, Newf
The black and white variety is called Landseer they are still classified as the same breed in north america but in some other countries they are classified as a seperate breed

Canada, 1700s.
Some believe the newfounland is a descendent of the now extint Greater St. Johns Dog. While others beleive it is related to the Tibetan Mastiff , Great Pyreneas or the Labrador Retreiver

Companion, Water Rescue

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 10-11 years of age

Weight & Height
Male:157176 lb - 30 in tall
Female:110154 lb - 27 in tall

Known Health Problems
Hip Dysplasia, Heart Disease, Skin Allergies, Hypothyroidism.

Physical Description
Large, powerful dog with a broad head and muzzle.
The eyes are dark and the ears are naturally drop and the tail is long.

Friendly, docile & very gentle. This affectionate breed is excellent with children. They are very loyal to their family but may be difficult to train. The newfie usually does well with other animals but may show aggression with other male dogs. They do tend to drool alot.


Living Conditions
This breed is not suitable for apartment living.

Brush 2 times a week. This breed loves to swim and should have their ears cleaned and dried after they swim.

Exercise daily in a large yard or take for runs on a lead

Coat Texture
Thick double coat

Coat Colors





8-10 pups per litter. Need to be socialized early

Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club


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Newfoundland Cookie Jar

Newfoundlands 2012 Wall Calendar (9781617910524)

Newfoundland Picture Frame

Newfoundland Cookie Jar

2012 Newfoundland Wall Calendar

Newfoundland Picture Frame


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Newfoundland Breeders

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