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Overview
The Newfoundland is commonly referred to as the "Newfie". Their exact origin is unknown. However, these "gentle giants" are highly revered for their outstanding ability as a water rescuer. Due to their massive size and strength they are also well known for their hauling and retrieving capabilities.
Character
The Newfoundland is a sweet, elegant, and courageous breed. They are the embodiment of dignity and carry themselves in a stately and noble manner. The Newfoundland is a deeply devoted and extremely delightful companion. They are considered to be one of the friendliest breeds.

Does your Newfoundland bark, howl, and cry whenever you leave the house? Separation anxiety is extreme anxiety experienced by your dog when you are away from him.
Temperament
The Newfoundland is generous with love and affection. They are very sociable and friendly to visitors they know. They have a keen sense of responsibility and are excellent with children. They become so attached to their families that they cannot ever adapt to a new home or environment. They are generally good with other pets. This breed thrives on human companionship. They are gentle, heroic, and docile. Newfoundlands are extremely protective and will place themselves between their family and any danger that appears to be of a threatening nature.
Care
The Newfoundland requires daily brushing. The under coat is shed in the spring and fall and should be given extra attention at these times. Bathing should only be done when absolutely necessary to prevent stripping the coat of its' natural oils. Dry shampooing is best. They are prone to hip dysplasia, weight gain, and heart disease.

If your dog is displaying behavior uncharacteristic of his normal actions, call the Vet.
Coat
The Newfoundland has a water resistant double coat. The outer coat is coarse, flat, oily, and of medium length. The under coat is dense and soft in texture. The coat color is typically black, but may also be black with blue highlights, bronze, brown, or gray. The Newfoundland's coat serves as protection against frigid water and extremely cold climates. They are heavy shedders.
Training
Newfoundlands may be slightly difficult to train. They are extremely sensitive and will not respond to harsh or heavy-handed direction. They require and respond best to a calm, patient, and loving tone of voice. The Newfie does well with early basic obedience and socialization. They may be trained as a guard or work dog. Teaching your dog to sit, lie down, and stay is vital to the training of your new puppy. There are several accepted methods of house training your new Newfoundland puppy. Consider crate training if you need to adapt your dog to a safe and confined environment for various safety and comfort reasons.
Activity
The Newfoundland is slow moving and has a tendency to be lazy. They enjoy and benefit from play sessions, daily walks, and swimming. They are relatively inactive indoors. The Newfie will do okay in an apartment or condominium dwelling provided they are given sufficient exercise. They enjoy a run in a small fenced yard. Socialization is one of the single most important things you can do for your puppy.
Weight
Male: 130-150; Female: 100-120 lbs
Height
Male: 28; Female: 26 inches
Color(s)
solid black, brown, or gray, may have white on chin, chest, toes, and tail tip; or white base color with black markings
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The Kennels At Owl Creek
Member Since: June 2010
Location: Toledo, Ohio
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Located in NW Ohio we are Newf owned and have been since the early 1980's. We usually have puppies available. Stud service is also available through one of our two OFA /PennHip certified males, Hudson, our landseer, and Samson, our black. Payment options are available to approved bitches. Both dogs standing at stud can be viewed at our website along with their pedigrees. Alll our newfs are farm raised here and have contact daily with adults, children, and other dogs, cats, etc. We welcome visits if possible. We are experienced shippers and also have references available upon request. Please visit our website: www.kennelsatowlcreek.com If you prefer, you may call us: 419-388-8412 We currently have black male puppies from two different litters available. Photos are available upon request.

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Anonymous asked:
I want to get a Newfoundland and I've found a breeder who does all the OFA testing, which is great, but I have 1 major concern regarding their breeding. If they bred a father with a daughter, that has to be considered inbreeding, does it not? I've read about line breeding but, this seems too genetically close for my comfort. Thoughts?

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Inbreeding is a very tricky subject and I understand your concern. Back when breeds were being made, inbreeding was necessary to be able to create and keep the standard of the breed until there were enough dogs around that created their own gene pools. However, nowadays, inbreeding is not needed but some breeders continue to practice it within their own lines. I am a Newfoundland breeder myself and since I would not be comfortable having babies with my own father, I do not practice inbreeding in my lines.

Anonymous

If I need to work on a specific trait, I will go and look for a stud or dam that possesses those traits and import him/her into my lines. It is up to you if you are comfortable purchasing a dog from this breeder. In a whole, the puppies should be fine if there is no other inbreeding in the lines of the dam and sire. That is where I would start first, to make sure there is no other inbreeding. If there is, that is a huge red-flag for me and I would walk and find a different reputable, responsible and knowledgeable Newfoundland breeder.

Anonymous

If I was sure of what is back in my lines I might. You must know the health in your lines very well. This has been done by several show kennels but you must know the lineage.

Anonymous asked:
Are the Newfoundland males larger than the females? Which would have a better disposition? Why are the prices of the puppies so different?

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Typically, the male Newfoundland will be larger, but it all depends on the pedigree of the puppy as some lines run larger than others. A well-bred puppy, from temperament tested parents, should have a great disposition, male or female. However, I have noticed with my lines of Newfoundlands that my males are more laid back and my females are more rambunctious. But again, that is for my lines only. As for price, a breeder will choose the price of his/her puppies based on the area they are in, the pedigree of the puppies and how much that litter cost to produce. The main thing for you is to find a reputable, responsible and knowledgeable breeder that you trust.

Adrian702 asked:
Can you mate 2 gray Newfoundland dogs? If you can or cannot, can you explain why?

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Yes, the coloration of the Newfoundlands is acceptable by AKC standards so you can have both the sire and dam of the litter both gray. But please remember that both dogs should have cleared all their health checks before they are bred to make sure you are giving that litter of pups the best genetic possibilities for his/her future.

Anonymous asked:
You say Newfoundlands don't adjust to a new family. Does that mean I shouldn't buy an adult? Will an adult Newfie be happy with a new family once he/she gets to know them?

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Newfoundlands are extremely loyal to their families and they bond very quickly to their owners. Some Newfoundlands are quite hard to re-home, due to the fact that they really do seem to have broken hearts when/if their owners have to give them up. While others seem to do fine once they get used to the new family. The main thing to do if you decide to bring an adult Newfoundland into your home is to do as many fun activities with your new fur-baby as possible. Doing a round of obedience courses is a great idea, as it will help solidify your new bond. Of course, be patient and allow your new Newfie to adjust to his/her new surroundings before you bring lots of family/friends over. The Newfoundland breed is an amazing breed, whether you get a puppy, an adult or a senior, they will bond with you eventually, but it can take some time if the dog is more sensitive.

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Can Newfoundlands tolerate warm weather?

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Yes, Newfoundlands are fine in warm climates as long as they have a lot of water and shade and are able to get out of the sun. I recommend getting them an outdoor kiddie pool which they love to lounge in! Be careful though because they can suffer from heat stroke easily if not cared for properly in warm climates.

Anonymous

Newfoundlands can do well in warm - hot weather as long as they have three things. 1. Their coat is brushed out properly, not shaved - never shave a Newfoundland. When their coat is brushed out properly, they aren't carrying any extra fur from winter. 2. Have a good water source, which includes drinking water and a kiddie pool is also a great thing to have. It'll keep the Newfie cool and they can splash around and have some fun in it too. 3. Shade. Make sure that there is a shaded area for your Newfoundland to relax in. It's even better if the kiddie pool is in the shade as well.

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Warm and low humidity is fine with shade but hot and high humidity, it is a killer. Heat stroke can and does happen to these dogs.

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Updated: 8/2/2015