The Top 10 Interesting Facts About Newfoundland Dogs Breed

By - Manjeet Kumar

Name

The breed is named after the place of its origin, Newfoundland

Swimming

Newfoundlands are excellent swimmers and were originally bred to work on fishing boats.

Water rescue

They are also known for their water rescue abilities and have been used to save people from drowning.

Webbed feet

Newfoundlands have partially webbed feet, which makes them great swimmers.

Size

They are one of the largest breeds of dogs, with males weighing between 130 and 150 pounds and females weighing between 100 and 120 pounds.

Loyalty

–Newfoundlands are known for their loyalty and are often referred to as “nanny dogs” because of their gentle nature towards children.

Appetite

Newfoundland puppies can gain up to 100 pounds in their first year of life and have a voracious appetite

Coat

They have a thick, double coat that keeps them warm in cold water

Gentle giants

Despite their size, Newfoundlands are known for their calm and gentle temperament

Working dogs

They are classified as working dogs and are often used as therapy dogs, search and rescue dogs, and service dogs