Height: 26" - 28"
Weight: 100 lbs - 150 lbs
Lifespan: 10 years
Average Litter Size: 8 - 10 puppies
Colors: Black Brown or gray with or without white markings
Newfoundland originated from Canada. It was developed as a working dog on the island of Newfoundland. This breed is a large, powerful dog with a broad head, dark eyes and naturally drop ears. It has a thick double coat.
Colors can be black, brown, or gray with or without white markings. The Newfoundland coat requires daily brushing. The under coat sheds in the spring and fall and should be given extra attention at these times.
Newfoundland is a gentle giant with a great ability in water rescue. It is affectionate, sociable and friendly to the visitors they know.
This dog gets well with children and other pet. Newfoundland thrives for human companionship. It can get so close to their family that they cannot ever adapt to a new home and environment.
This breed is quite challenging when it comes to training. They are very sensitive so, it requires a gentle training. It responds well in a calm, patient, and loving tone of voice.
Newfoundland can be lazy. It is important to give them a good amount of exercise. It enjoys and benefit from play sessions, daily walks, and swimming.