Country of Origin: Canada
Coat: Coat is greasy and dense, medium-length and water-resistant.
Character: This dog is good-humored, gentle, friendly with all living creatures, and will protect its family if necessary.
Temperament: This breed will be a good friend to any other dog, animal, child, or visitor with good intentions.
Care: Regular grooming with a brush and comb is required to prevent tangles.
Training: The Newfoundland is very sensitive to the tone of your voice. Training must be calm and consistent.
Activity: This dog loves to swim. Avoid long hikes until the Newfoundland is fully grown.
Description: The Neapolitan Mastiff is a serious, powerful, looking dog. It is muscular with a rather rectangular body, massive head, and wrinkled face. The Neapolitan Mastiff has a loose, rolling, cat-like gait. Developed to look and act fearsome when needed they are actually affectionate with family and the family's friends. Highly protective and fearless, very intelligent and somewhat willful, they do not require repetitious training.