Newfoundland Information

newfoundland breedTalk about a gentle giant! The Newfoundland, or Newfie as their owners affectionately call them, stands up to 30 inches tall and weighs up to 150 pounds. His fluffy, heavy coat only adds to his perceived size. Calm and patient, the Newfie makes a loyal companion and beloved family member. For maintenance, this breed needs regular brushing to keep his coat in tip-top shape as well as a moderate level of exercise.

Also worth noting, the Newfie is excellent at long-distance swimming and has the ability to save lives in the water. His heavy coat – which can be black, brown, gray, or black and white – protects him from ultra cold waters. Today he uses his strength, agility and athleticism to perform in dog competitions.

Breed Stats

Average Size

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Height: 2ft 2in - 2ft 4in     Weight: 100-150lbs
Lifespan: 8 - 10 Years


  • Affection
  • Children
  • Strangers
  • Other Dogs
  • Barking


  • Grooming
  • Shedding
  • Easy to Train
  • Time Alone
  • Exercise Need


  • Apartments
  • Cold Tolerance
  • Heat Tolerance

All dogs have their own personality and unique training, causing them to differ slightly from these breeds stats. However, please let us know if we made an error in the stats, we appreciate your help!

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