標準外型 : Newfoundland is a large, heavily coated, well balanced dog that is deep-bodied, heavily boned, muscular, and strong. A good specimen of the breed has dignity and proud head carriage.
毛質和毛色 : The adult Newfoundland has a flat, water-resistant, double coat that tends to fall back into place when rubbed against the nap. colors are black, brown, gray, and white and black.
披毛護理 : Regular brushing is important to maintain his plush coat.
性格 : Sweetness of temperament is the hallmark of the Newfoundland; this is the most important single characteristic of the breed.Newfs are also an intelligent breed and are readily trained.
歷史和用途 : There are many conflicting stories as to the origin of the Newfoundland – some say he descended from the Great Pyrenees or a "French hound" – but nearly all agree that he originated in Newfoundland and his ancestors were brought there by fisherman from the European continent. In Newfoundland he was used as a working dog to pull nets for the fishermen and to haul wood from the forest. He also did heavy labor, such as powering the blacksmith's bellows.
適合此犬種的人 : The Newfoundland’s sweet disposition makes him a good fit for families.