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Newfoundland

Country of Origin: Canada Group: Working
Height: 25 - 29 inches Weight: 100 - 150 lbs
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Newfoundland: Additional Info

Temperament

The Newfoundland breed is docile, loving, gentle & intelligent. They love their family members and will do anything to protect them. They are friendly, laid back and good with children which makes them a wonderful family dog.

Coat

The Newfoundland has a dense double coat which is very thick. The outer coat is long and straight or slightly wavy.

Coat Colors

The coat colors of this breed are Black, Landseer (Black & White), Brown and Gray.

Coat Care

The Newfoundland requires daily brushing with a wire brush. Their hair mats easily so daily brushing will help to maintain a beautiful coat.

Health

The life expectancy is 10 years. Some health concerns that this breed may encounter are:
• Hip Dysplasia
• Elbow Dysplasia
• Epilepsy
• Hypothyroidism

History

The Newfoundland was originally used as a fishing dog to help haul in nets and to haul carts on land. They also protected the farm and were very loyal to their owners. It is believe they were originated by crossing the Labrador Retriever with the Great Pyrenees and Tibetan Mastiffs. They have the Labrador’s excellent swimming instincts. This breed was recognized by the AKC in 1886 and grouped as Working.

Newfoundland Puppies for sale in PA

Click on any of the available Newfoundland puppies for sale to receive the breeder name, telephone number, and additional information on the puppy. Any puppy that has a white box, instead of blue, comes with a 1 year genetic health guarantee.