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Newfoundland Dog Information

Name Newfoundland Dog
Other Name Newf, The Gentle Giant, Newfie
Origin Canada
Build Type Giant
Life Cycle 8-11 years
Group Working, Guardian dogs
Character Trainable, Sweet-Tempered, Soft, Polite, Calm
Height Male: 28-32 inches
Female: 26-30 inches
Weight Male:120-150 pounds
Female: 90-120 pound
Color Black, Black & White, Grey, Brown
Average price 1500 US$

Qualities

Good with Kids ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Child Friendly ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Cat Friendly ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Dog Friendly ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
Trainability ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
Shedding ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Watchdog ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Intelligence ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆
Grooming ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Popularity ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Adaptability ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Hypoallergenic No

Newfoundland Dog

Overview

Newfoundland dogs are strong, sturdy and energetic breed. They are quite serious, bold, humble, lively and patient dogs. The dog is moderate in its temperament. Newfoundland dogs remain close bonded with family and retains friendship to all in the family. They are polite to children and harmless to other family pets at home. They dog remains devoted and caring to the handler. They make an effective guard to the family and property.

Newfoundland dog breed is large, strong muscled and heavy-boned. They shape in rectangle with large dimension in length than in height. Their power is strong enough to drag a drowning man out from turbulent sea. Its gait is lively, soft and confident with good reach and drive. Under coat of the Newfoundland is soft, dense and protective, upper coat consists of straight or little wavy hairs sized medium or long. The combined appearance is lively, compassionate, munificent and majestic.

The name of the breed Newfoundland breed is named after its origin, a province ‘Newfoundland’ in Canada. The breed is said to be derived from Labrador dogs, also the breed originally for Canada mutually fertilized by larger dog breeds of British, French and Tibetan. The Great Pyrenees, Tibetan Mastiff are the two amongst them. Initially the dog was used by the fishermen to haul their fishing nets. The dog was also used as retriever, to bring required things from water, where conventional boat could not reach. By the time, water based applications of this dog made it popular amongst the thinkers and the dog was trained to rescue in deep waters and are still being used widely these days. Newfoundland breed was presented on dog shows in England during 1860. The breed acquired its recognition and was registered with American Kennel Club in 1879, additionally first American Newfoundland champion was titled I 1883. Champion breed, Newfoundland is used as water rescue, water retriever, competitive obedience and guard dog.

The name of the breed Newfoundland breed is named after its origin, a province ‘Newfoundland’ in Canada. The breed is said to be derived from Labrador dogs, also the breed originally for Canada mutually fertilized by larger dog breeds of British, French and Tibetan. The Great Pyrenees, Tibetan Mastiff are the two amongst them. Initially the dog was used by the fishermen to haul their fishing nets. The dog was also used as retriever, to bring required things from water, where conventional boat could not reach. By the time, water based applications of this dog made it popular amongst the thinkers and the dog was trained to rescue in deep waters and are still being used widely these days. Newfoundland breed was presented on dog shows in England during 1860. The breed acquired its recognition and was registered with American Kennel Club in 1879, additionally first American Newfoundland champion was titled I 1883. Champion breed, Newfoundland is used as water rescue, water retriever, competitive obedience and guard dog.

Temperament

The temperament of the breed is exemplary; they stay calm, firm, fearless and patient. Their intelligence, cleverness and alertness are also amazing. They are devoted to family and remain loyal. Indoors, they are quiet house mate, kind to children, affectionate to other pet animal. The breed is daring and will oppose any threat subjected to compromise the safety of the house members. The breed, Newfoundland dogs are not barker, healthy and large size is often proven enough for the intruders to threaten them. The dog observes magical attachment not only for peoples but also for the house and other associated things; they could not get adjusted with new owners, peoples and or home. The absent of any family member is also felt and they look grieved if the person is no more present. The breed is non-aggressive to dogs and other animals. Generally male dogs become aggressive when female dogs are present, but for Newfoundland this reason is not working, they stay calm in this situation as well. This large giant needs socialization to make the environment of house composure. The degree of socialization could be felt when you see a cat sleeping aside of Newfoundland dog in your house.

The tolerance of this breed is remarkable when plying with children, they gently ignores the mistakes or mischievous of naughty children to unlimited extent. Older kids usually get engaged in play with dog, the dog itself is eager for this. During play, the dog constantly confirms that no child is under the risk of any harm. On swimming pools, it could assist the life guards in rescuing the victims. The breed is exploring in nature, they love travelling and willing to ride in motors and cars, but off course, they need a seat to occupy.

Owner Should Know

  1. The Newfoundland dog is of large size, they require more space to accommodate in, apartment life is not much suited for them. They need a little more space.
  2. Working dog always requires more activities to perform. Daily exercise should be planned to keep them busy and to satisfy both mental and physical stimulations. The Newfoundland dogs are heavy droolers, if you don’t like this, better change your option.
  3. Groom the skin regularly, you can do yourself very well but it is time consuming. You can consult some specialist assistant for this job.
  4. The Newfoundland dogs are somehow sensitive to temperature, they have records of heat stroke, therefore, arrange shaded area for them, air conditioned boundary or well ventilated spaces would be the best options in hot summer.
  5. Seek for reputed and trustworthy breeders and pet suppliers to get healthy pet. Never buy Newfoundland puppies from irresponsible breeders or fake pet store.
  6. Ensure the puppies are clinically checked and found free of any hygienic or genetic disease. Ensure puppies are infection free.

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