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The Newfoundland At a Glance
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Country of Origin
Life Expectancy
10 - 12 yrs 
Height Range
26 - 28 in 
Weight Range
110 - 150 lbs 
Black, brown, or Landseer (white with black markings) 
Very good; can be quite sensitive 
With Children
Excellent; a dedicated, gentle companion for children 
With Animals
Tolerates cold well; sensitve to extreme heat 
Loves indoor companionship, but needs plenty of outdoor room 
Exercise Reqd
Needs some regular exercise, although he may require motivation; a natural swimmer 
Grooming Reqd
Daily brushing. Sheds profusely twice a year.  
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Newfoundland Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Newfoundland breeders:

Cardiac Evaluation - OFA
Cystinuria (genetic test)
Elbow Displasia (OFA, by X-Ray)
Hip Dysplasia (OFA or PennHIP)

Newfoundland Health Issues