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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For the Newfoundland dog is a water rescue dog, taking rescue rings to people stuck in the water.
It all started 17 years ago when the couple got their first Newfoundland dog and gradually over the years added more dogs, taking their current household up to four.
Mr Albring was said to have failed to make a home visit to attend Bear, a Newfoundland dog belonging to Mrs Thacker, when he knew, or ought to have known, that there were clinical or welfare grounds making a home visit necessary.
Caryn Weber is proud of Boomer, a Landseer Newfoundland dog, and intends to send its measurements to Guinness World Records.
MERSEYSIDE Fire and Rescue Service has a new lifesaving recruit - a Newfoundland dog.
The story of the Newfoundland dog "Gander" who sacrificed his life to save his human comrades in Hong Kong is well known.
Recipients include Gander, a Newfoundland dog, which was killed intercepting a grenade aimed at wounded Canadian soldiers during a battle with Japanese troops in 1941.
There will also be action from the Newfoundland Dog Display Team.
This fictional account of their journey revolves around Seaman, a huge Newfoundland dog who belonged to Meriwether Lewis and was a real part of this long and hard trip to the Pacific Ocean.
2 filmmaker and now a Hollywood producer, sitting next to the family's bear-sized Newfoundland dog Thursday.
The love of her life is Bobby, an enormous Newfoundland dog who, at 13 stone, weighs five more than his owner.
Rogers and "Madaket Millie"; an interactive shipwreck map; and a whimsical Newfoundland dog chair created by 'Sconset' artist, Clara Urbahn.

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