15 Historical Facts About Newfoundlands You Might Not Know

#10 However, by that time the Newfoundland was on the verge of extinction, as the government of Canada imposed severe restrictions on the keeping of dogs.

Each family was allowed to have only one dog, for which, moreover, a considerable tax had to be paid.

#11 One of the governors of Newfoundland (area) named Harold MacPherson at the beginning of the 20th century stated that the Newfoundland is his favorite breed, and provided comprehensive support to the breeders.

#12 The breed was registered with the American Kennel Club in 1879.

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