Newfoundland

  • Size

    Large/Giant
  • Height

    Males – 28 inches, Females – 26 inches
  • Weight

    Males – 130 to 150 pounds, Females – 100 to 120 pounds
  • Coat

    Short
  • Color

    Black, brown, gray, white and black, beige, black and tan, white and brown, or white and gray
  • Energy

    Low
  • Activities

    Conformation, Obedience, Agility, Tracking, Draft and Water Tests, Water Rescue, Carting, Weight Pulling
  • Indoor/Outdoor

    Both
  • Suitable for Children

    Yes

A strong, multipurpose working dog, the Newfoundland is big in size yet sweet in temperament. This noble breed is a master swimmer with natural lifesaving instincts, and his thick, plush coat protects him from frigid waters. Intelligent and friendly, the Newfoundland is easy to train and is a great fit for families with children. He requires daily exercise, and his coat needs to be brushed regularly.

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