Newfoundland Poodle mix – Great mixon July 1st, 2012 at 2:20 pm
Having a Newfoundland poodle mix dog in your home is a great experience. Your children will simply adore this dog. It is lovable, easily socialized and enjoys being around children. This type of dog is actually a hybrid between a Newfoundland and a poodle and is called Newfypoo. Here are few information on the training, grooming and manner of taking care of your Newfypoo. We hope that we will manage to help you.
Newfoundland poodle mix- temperament
The Newfoundland poodle mix dog has great temperament which makes it great dog for families with children. The Newfypoo is calm, loyal and loving dog, which enjoys being around children and people, it is not aggressive, it easily trained and most importantly, obeys the orders of its “master“. They are easily socialized and can get along well with other pets in the house. They are also very smart and can easily learn new tricks. Moreover, they are not aggressive, so you do not have to be worried that it would be aggressive or would attack your friends or your children’s friends when they come in your home.
Newfoundland poodle mix- grooming
The Newfoundland poodle mix dog takes it physical characteristics from its “ancestors“, the Newfoundland and the poodle. It has long coat and long hair, so it needs regular grooming. Brush the dog with hard bristled brush every day. Because of the long hair, your Newfypoo may need trimming of the hair around the eyes, so it can see around easily. The coat is long and wavy, so you will need to bathe the dog maximally twice a year, to avoid stripping away the protective natural oils coat on its hair. Usually, Newfypoo’s color is red, brown or black.
Newfoundland poodle mix- training and health
When it comes to the training of the Newfoundland poodle mix dog, you should be aware that having a dog in your house requires some work. Regardless of the breed of dog you will keep in your home, you will be obliged to dedicate certain time to your dog. Your Newfypoo will need regular walk in the park, because it needs regular physical activities to avoid getting fat. The overweight in Newfypoo can be a health issue, especially due to the tendency of its Newfoundland “ancestors“ of being affected by a hereditary heart diseases called sub-aortic stenosis and hip dysplasia. The Newfypoo do not usually suffer from any type of allergy. However, it can be affected by an eye disease called cherry eye, so good care should be taken of its eyes. When it comes to the training, the Newfypoo is very intelligent dog and can be easily taught the basic hygienic habits. The Newfypoo is rather big dog, but is very agile and can live in tighter spaces. The training process should be consistent. The Newfypoo is very sensitive dog and can feel the emotional state of its trainer. Therefore, try to be calm and patient, and avoid punishing and yelling at it. It does not enjoy hot climates, so make sure that it always has its own cool spot and easily accessible water.