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Newfoundland : Breed Summary

 - ID: 54

Newfoundland

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General Appearance: A sweet-dispositioned dog, at home on land and in water, large, heavy coated, deep bodied, heavily boned, muscular and strong, with dignity and pride.

Size, Proportion, and Substance: Height-males, approximately 28 inches at the withers; females, approximately 26 inches. Weight-males, 130 to 150 lbs.; females, 100 to 120 lbs.

Background: Newfs are among the most loving and gentle of all dogs. They are even tempered and adore children. Newfs are loyal companions, with courage to spare. Many swimmers in trouble have been rescued by these brave dogs. His heavy coat should be brushed everyday. Keep your Newf cool in hot weather.