newfoundland dog

 

The Newfoundland is a massive, burly dog, strong enough to pull a drowning man out of rough seas. The dog’s appearance is lovable but majestic. This variety is slightly longer in height. The gait gives the impression of soft power, with good reach and ride ability, and the double layer is a soft and dense substrate with a rough outer layer that is moderately long and straight. The dog’s soft expression reflects his gentle and generous temperament.

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History

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As its name suggests, Newfoundland is developed on the coast of Newfoundland. Here the agreement about its origin stops. Although it eventually returns to the Tibetan Mastiff, there is no actual record of bringing the Tibetan Mastiff to Newfoundland. Some authorities believe it descended from the Tibetan Mastiff by way of the Great Pyrenees. In 1662, Roougnoust’s first permanent colony was settled, complete with Great Pyrenees’ dogs. These dogs were crossed with English black retrievers that belonged to English settlers. Some Husky blood may also be introduced. Whatever the ingredients, the result is a large water-loving and cold-resistant dog found in either black or black and white. The last “Landseer” was identified only Newfoundland in 1779. The name Newfoundland precedes it by only a few years, named after an individual dog called Newfoundland. The Newfoundland has the distinction of being a multi-purpose water dog, hauling heavy fishing nets through the cold water and rescuing many people from water graves. Its work never stopped on dry land; Here he served as a draft dog and an animal pack. European visitors were so impressed that they returned to Europe with many specimens, and it is here that the breed first entered the show circuit. The export of dogs from Newfoundland, combined with laws prohibiting the ownership of more than one dog, resulted in the breed’s numbers declining in its place of origin. The breed’s stronghold has shifted to England, and American fanciers have resorted to replenishing their stock of English dogs. After World War II, things turned, and American Newfoundlands were responsible for reviving the decimated English stock. Recovery is now complete in both countries, and the Newfoundland is one of the most popular giant dog breeds. Although solid black is most identifiable with the breed, Newfoundlands black and white (called Landseers after the well-known artist who first portrayed them) are also popular.

Temperament

Newfoundland’s highlight is its sweetness of temper. Newfoundland is characterized by calm, patience, calm, kindness and friendliness – it is a friend of all. However, if her family is threatened, a Newfoundland can act preemptively.

Upkeep

This comfortable dog needs daily exercise to stay fit, either in the form of a moderate or short walk. Loves to swim and jog, especially in cold weather. Some breeders contend that Landseers tend to be more active than solids. It does not work well in hot weather. Its coat needs to be combed twice a week, more often when spilled. New people are drooling and also tend to be mess drinkers.

Health

Primary Interests: SAS, cystinuria, elbow dysplasia, coronary artery disease, gastric torsion

Minor concerns: obsessive-compulsive disorder, entropion, ectropion, vWD, cataract, cruciate ligament rupture

Seen occasionally: epilepsy, vWD

Suggested tests: hip, elbow, cardiac, vWD, cystinuria

Shelf life: 8-10 years

Note: Newfoundlands do not tolerate heat well. Some are sensitive to anesthesia.

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