The Newfoundland dog is a large, strong dog breed from Newfoundland. He was originally used as a working dog to pull nets for fishermen and haul wood from the forest. He is a capable and hardworking dog, well suited to work on land or water. He is a strong swimmer and equally strong “pack horse.” Sweet-natured and responsive, he makes a wonderful family companion as well.
Watch and learn about Newfoundland dog's key characteristics:
|Name||Dog Breed Group||Height||Weight||Life Span|
|Newfoundland Dog||Working Dogs||2 feet, 1 inch to 2 feet, 5 inches tall at the shoulder||100 to 150 pounds||8 to 10 years|