Country of Origin: Canada
  • Activity Level: moderate
  • Grooming Level: moderate
  • Trainability: high
  • Adaptability: moderate
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: often
  • Average Size: Giant
  • Average Lifespan: 8-10 years
  • Prey Drive: low
  • Watchdog: chill
  • Registered?: aca, akc
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Newfoundland Breed Profile

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Shoulder height: 26 – 28 inches. Weight: 100 – 150 pounds.

A Newfy’s coat is flat and water-resistant. The outer coat is coarse, moderately long, and full.

Newfoundlands are known for being a loving, gentle, and responsive dog breed.

Newfoundlands are wonderful with children. They make great family companions.

This dog breed needs daily brushing.

The Newfoundland is a very sensitive dog breed, so they need a calm manner of training that is focused on positive rewards and praise.

Newfies need moderate exercise. Swimming is something they love to do!