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  1. Help with Bernese Mountain Dog / Newfoundland mix puppy

    General Dog Forum
    *please no negative comments on “designer breeds” – helpful advice ONLY* I am wondering if anyone has any experience with the Newfoundland / Bernese Mountain Dog mixes? I love almost everything I hear about these two breeds separately and with the mix, I am hoping for a healthier dog that is...
  2. Advice needed on 2 year old newfie that is not housetrained.

    Dog Training Forum
    I live in New Zealand and it has come to my attention that there is a female 2 or 3 year old newfie that the owner wants to sell, as she has 3 of them and they are too much. I have not seen the dog yet. She is asking 1000.00 for it and puppies are 3k here. The dog has not been in the house and...
  3. Marking behavior and distraction, cannot neuter

    Dog Training Forum
    I have a brown Newfoundland puppy named Ozzy. Ozzy is absolutely the best of dogs. He's nearly 10 months old now, and we've gone through Petsmart's beginner and intermediate training. I'm signing up for the advanced classes soon. Those prep for the CGC certification, which I'm hoping to test for...
  4. Dog won't eat unless he's by himself?

    Dog Food Forum
    Hello, I have a Newfoundland and a Rhodesian Ridgeback who are both about 2 years old. We got the Ridgeback first, then got the Newfy at 6 months. Initially, when we first got him he was food aggressive toward the Ridgeback, never humans though, and we were able to get a handle on that and...
  5. To shave or not to shave?

    Dog Grooming Forum
    I live in Columbia South Carolina, known to most as the hottest place on earth. I just rescued a Newfoundland, she is sweet as pie but heartworm positive. I dont want to make her body more stressed then it has to be. I was wondering if I should shave her coat or just keep her inside more since...
  6. Shedding, Shedding, & Shedding

    First Time Dog Owner and Basic Questions
    Does anyone have experience with Newfoundlands? Is shedding a big problem? And is it recommended to clip them and how often? Thanks!
  7. The best breed for your kids

    General Dog Forum
    If you have kids and are thinking about adding a puppy to the family, think carefully about which breed of dog would be best suited. Dogs and kids can work great together; dogs can teach kids responsibility, respect for all creatures, and even help exhaust some of your child’s endless energy...
  8. How do I stop my dog from getting around his cone?

    Dog Health Questions
    Hello, I have a Lab/Newfoundland mix, his name is Charlie. He gets really bad hot spots and i have to put the cone on his head whenever im not around to watch him. He has some how been able to manage getting around to his tail and has chewed it up pretty badly. :( I have shaved the area and...