Newfoundland

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Newfoundland

a very large (100-150 lb), black or bronze, longhaired dog with massive head, small pendulous ears and bushy tail. A black and white version is known as Landseer. The breed is predisposed to subaortic stenosis, cardiomyopathy and hypothyroidism.
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Lange said her Newfoundland was used in a television re-enactment of the rescue.
The Newfoundland has been known for centuries for heroic action,'' she said.
The English have erected a statue in honor of a Newfoundland that helped save more than 100 people in the early 1900s by dragging a line to a sinking ship, she said.
Mike Reyer, 55, who came from San Francisco for the contest Sunday, said he has found a modern-day way to harness the strength of his Newfoundland, Uors, which is Romansch for ``Bear.
PHOTO (1--color) Oberon the Newfoundland shakes off after his rescue test.
4) Harry the Newfoundland pounces into the ocean to demonstrate his swimming and retrieving prowess for owner Gabrielle Cohen.