15 Historical Facts About Newfoundlands You Might Not Know

#4 The second version is that the divers descended from the Tibetan Mastiffs.

There is no evidence of this, but mastiffs are the oldest breed of dogs, moreover, one of the largest.

#5 The third version is that the Newfoundlands formed on their own, like a breed.

Dogs lived close to seas and lakes, so their fur evolved to become water-repellent. Sizes were achieved by crossing with other large dog breeds such as Molossians, Mastiffs, and Sheepdogs.

#6 Although the breed is now considered Canadian, in fact, at the time of its appearance, the territory belonged to the Indians, and then the United States, and Canada, as a separate country, appeared later.

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