Newfoundland

Five Fun Facts About Newfoundlands

Five Fun Facts About Newfoundlands

“Newfies” as they are affectionately called, are truly the gentle giants of the dog world. Once you’ve been “owned” by a Newfoundland, you’ll never want another breed. Here are five fun facts about these lovable sweethearts: One - Newfoundlands have webbed feet! Well, not feet like a duck, but partially webbed feet. This feature, which they share with several other breeds, makes them great in the water. Two - Newfies are great swimmers. Not surprising, given that they have webbed feet. Three - And continuing the water theme, Newfoundlands make fantastic water rescue dogs. They have been known to venture…
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Breed Spotlight – Newfoundland

Breed Spotlight – Newfoundland

Newfoundlands or “Newfies” as they are affectionately known, are sweet tempered, devoted dogs that make great family pets. These gentle giants have large, majestic heads and a soulful expression. The Newfoundland is an impressively large dog, with males standing 28 inches and females 26 inches. Among the world’s biggest dogs, male Newfies weigh a hefty 130 to 150 pounds and females range in weight from 100 to 120 pounds.  Newfies come in several colors including gray, brown, black, and a black-and-white coat. The black and white coated Newfoundlands are called Landseers, for the Sir Edwin Landseer, the 19th century artist…
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