Breed Info


Friendly & Smart

  • Friendly and playful
  • Protective by nature
  • Gentle and affectionate
  • Open to meeting new dogs and people
  • Smart and need mental stimulation


Broad & Fluffy


  • Wide head
  • Long drop ears or triangular ears
  • Oval, small to medium shaped eyes
  • Straight, broad muzzle


  • Dense
  • Curly
  • Single or double layer


Medium Activity

  • Active but not hyperactive
  • Moderate exercise is enough to keep your pup happy & healthy
  • Walking, jogging and swimming
  • Talented in tracking, truffle hunting, and water sports of all kinds

We Recommend:

  • 60 minutes of daily activity
  • 12 miles of walking per week

A cross between a Newfoundland and a Poodle and was created within the last 20 years.

The History of the Newfoundland:

  • Bred as a working dog and companion to Newfoundland fishermen
  • Retrieved ropes and nets of fish
  • Rescuing shipwreck survivors
  • Gained popularity because of their intimidating size and good nature

The History of Poodles

  • Can be traced to Roman & Egyptian times
  • The French used the variety of poodle sizes for duck hunting, sniffing out truffles and small companions
  • Used in circuses because of how quickly they learned tricks
  • Was the most popular breed in America from the 1950's to the 90's


  • Bathe once every two to three months
  • Brush coat daily
  • Regular trimming/clipping required
  • Check ears daily to keep them clean and dry


  • Breed is prone to bloat- a life threatening disorder
  • Serve pup smaller meals per day
  • Use a specialized food bowl to help slow speed of eating


  • Intelligent and quick to learn
  • Athletic and like to be put to work
  • Early training is recommended for best behavior
  • Continue to challenge your Newfypoo to keep them mentally sharp