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The Newfoundland is an extra-large breed known for its friendly and gentle nature. They are protective of their families and great with children. Newfoundlands require regular exercise and grooming to maintain their thick, double-layered coats.

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Newfoundlands are extra-large dogs, weighing 100-150 lbs, with a height of 26-28 inches.

energy level

Newfoundlands have a medium energy level and enjoy regular exercise, but they are not as demanding as some other breeds.

exercise needs

Newfoundlands require regular exercise, including daily walks and playtime, to keep them happy and healthy.


Newfoundlands are intelligent dogs, but they can be independent thinkers, making training moderately challenging.


Newfoundlands are intelligent dogs and are known for their problem-solving abilities.


Newfoundlands can adapt to various living situations, but they need enough space to accommodate their large size.

with kids

Newfoundlands are known for their gentle and protective nature towards children, making them great family dogs.

with other pets

Newfoundlands generally get along well with other pets when properly socialized.

in cold climates

Newfoundlands are well-suited to cold climates due to their thick, double-layered coats.

in hot climates

Newfoundlands may struggle in hot climates due to their thick, double-layered coats.


Newfoundlands have seasonal shedding and require regular brushing to manage their thick coats.


Newfoundlands require regular grooming, including daily brushing and occasional trims, to maintain their thick, double-layered coats.

bark tendency

Newfoundlands bark occasionally, usually only when necessary or provoked.

health issues

Newfoundlands may have some health issues, requiring regular veterinary checkups and preventative care.