The Newfoundland is a large, strong dog breed from a place with the same name as them, Newfoundland. They were originally used as working dogs to pull nets for fishermen and haul wood from the forest.
They’re capable and hardworking dogs, well suited to work on land or water. They’re a strong swimmer and equally strong “pack horses.” He has a strong work ethic and needs exercise and mental stimulation. Ongoing training and dog sports are a perfect outlet for his working abilities. But Newfoundland is equally sweet in nature and responsive plus they surely make a wonderful family companion as well.
Dog Breed Group
25 - 30 Inches
45 - 68 kg
8 - 10 years
Energy filled dogs need mental and physical stimulation. They are at their happiest when activities are action packed. They are the best buddies to bring with you when running, hiking, and other kinds of adventures.
Potential for Playfulness
From simple catch, sit and stay training, to more advanced lessons for tricks and agility, these dogs are up for the challenge. They are always looking forward to having playmates and playdates.
Pumped up dogs who are very agile, active and prefer outdoors. They are historically bred to hunt, work or sport. Though all dogs need exercise, they require regular exercise not just to keep them in shape and healthy.
Gentle natured dogs are easy to handle.They are family dogs - best with kids, elderly and even other animals. Since, they are not loud and rowdy, they are a manageable company when you live in an apartment.
NUTRI CHUNKS Coat Shine with real Salmon meat rich in Omega 3 & 6 for healthy skin and shinier coat.
For puppies try NUTRI CHUNKS Hi-Protein that contains 27% of high quality protein to support your puppies’ growth and development. With milky aroma for improved palatability, suitable for all breeds of puppies weaning to 12 months.
USUAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Please take note of the following health diseases Newfoundland usually encounter
Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis
Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Newfoundland’s thick coat requires brushing two to three times a week. Bathe as needed, every one to two months. As pawrents, you still need to brush regularly. Like all dogs with a fluffy coat, Newfoundland gets dirty easily. Expect muddy paws, leaves or burrs stuck in the coat, and stools on the hindquarters. In terms of their teeth, brush at least two or three times a week to remove tartar buildup. Do not forget to also trim their nails once every month or so if your dog doesn't wear them down naturally to prevent painful tears and other problems. Their ears should be checked weekly for redness or a bad odor, which can indicate an infection.