Other names: Landseer Dog
Country of origin: Germany
Size Type: Largest dog breeds
Group: Guard dog breeds
Life span: 10-11 yrs
Temperament: Generous, Intelligent, Courageous, Playful, Loving, Patient
Height: Males: 72-80 cm; Females: 67-72 cm
Weight: Females: 45-54 kg; Males: 59-68 kg
Color: black and white
Price of puppies: $2,000 – $2,500 USD
Landseer bred as a working dog, can be used as a rescuer and search engine. Most kennel clubs consider the Landseer to be just a black and white Newfoundland variety.
Intelligent, benevolent, with a strong body, graceful, gentle, affectionate, brave and active dog, very friendly with children. Landseers are good swimmers, they love to swim with children, to ensure their safety; excellent lifeguards on the water. It can become a good lifeguard, a useful companion for fishing, hunting in swampy areas.
The most crucial moment for a Landseer puppy is the first month of life after weaning. You need to think very carefully about its diet. It is during this period that puppies are most susceptible to disease; the death rate is very high. Improper nutrition affects growth and the body’s ability to resist disease. Food should be rich in protein. Most importantly, feed your dog age-appropriate and never overfeed.