All about Newfoundland dogs
The Newfoundland is an exceptionally patient dog who fits into any
kind of household providing it is big enough! Newfoundland dogs are large and beautiful, rarely displaying bad temper, unless provoked. Known for
their love of swimming, Newfoundland dogs have been known to rescue many drowning
The exact origins of the Newfoundland dogs are uncertain. Many North
Americans claim it as a native breed, while others argue that it descends from Pyrenean Mountain Dogs, brought to America by
French fisherman. Newfoundland dogs derive their name from the island on which
they were used for haulage and marine work. they are an excellent and
fast swimmer, with a natural life saving instinct.
As with any giant breed vigilance is required in raising and caring for
Newfoundland puppies. This will be rewarded with complete devotion and
Newfoundland dogs at a glance
Our 4 Paw Rating - to the suitability of Newfoundland dog for your home and lifestyle
Shoulder height up to 28 inches, weight 130 -150 lbs
Newfoundland dogs have a greasy and dense, medium length and water resistant
coat. Regular grooming with a brush and comb is required to prevent matting
Newfoundland dogs are gentle, friendly with all living creatures and will protect its family if necessary
Due to its size, the amount of space and cost of feeding should be carefully considered
before purchasing Newfoundland dogs
Life expectancy 8 - 10 years.
Test for cardiac, hip, elbow and blood
Newfoundland dogs love to swim, long hikes should be avoided until the Newfoundland is fully grown
Newfoundland dogs are very sensitive to tone of voice, need to be calm and consistent
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Puppy & Dog
We help you with basic puppy and dog training then show you the best places to learn how to have the most
perfectly behaved dog.
All puppies need potty training and
house training dogs is simple. Again we show you the basics then show you
the best places on the internet to learn more.
Learn how to keep your dog healthy and happy. Prevent illness and
find the right pet medicines.
Information on dog
flea control, and worms. Also Frontline
Plus, Advantage and Heartgard.
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[Choosing A Dog]