Newfienut, what can you tell me about newfoundlands, please?
Have never owned one, so know nothing about this breed!
Breed statistics state that they are great with children, love the water as they are a water-dog (we live across from the river with immediate access)' don't do exceedingly well in hotter climates, and are an excellent watch dog.
As a guard dog they appear to be reknown for placing themselves between the perceived threat and their loved ones, rather than showing ferociosuness or aggression.
Do these facts ring true with you? Is your current Newfoundland your first, or have you had others?
Anyone else with any knowledge about this breed here?