Newfypoo Overview

Parent Breeds:
Poodle
Breed Nickname:
Newfypoo
Size:
Large
Height:
25 to 30 inches
Weight:
80 to 160 pounds
Life Span:
10 to 12 years
Coat Colors:
Black, silver, white, red, brown, gray, blue, and cream

Newfypoo Characteristics

Friendliness
Intelligence
Good for First-Time Owners
Good with Children
Easy to Train
Exercise Requirements
Ease of Grooming
Amount of Shedding
Amount of Drooling
Tendency to Bark

About The Newfypoo

What Is A Newfoundland Poodle Mix Called?

The offspring between a Newfoundland and a Poodle is called a Newfypoo, although they go by many different names.

These variations include the Newdle, Newfydoo, Newfydoodle, Newfoundlandpoo, Poofoundland, and Newfoundoodle. 

These dogs are both dedicated and kind, serving their owners well as either working dogs or companions. They’re large, athletic, and fun to be around, and they’re often sociable with anyone they meet. 

Any breed crossed with the gentle giant Newfoundland is interesting to learn about, so keep reading as we dive into the world of Newfypoos. 

Newfypoo Breed History

  • Thought to have originated between the 80s and 00s.

  • Both parent breeds have rich histories as working dogs.

  • The Newfypoo follows in the footsteps of its parent's popularity.

Newfoundland Poodle Mix - Newfypoo Breed Information

The Newfypoo doesn’t have much in the way of a documented history because they are relatively new.

It is assumed that the first Newfypoo was bred between the 1980s and 2000s when designer breeds were gaining popularity, thanks to the success of other doodle dogs like the Goldendoodle and Labradoodle. 

However, both parent breeds have rich histories that we can use to learn more about the Newfypoos lineage. 

The Poodle is one of the oldest breeds known for hunting waterfowl, originating in Germany but gaining popularity in France.

Here, they were kept as companion dogs and owned by the nobility as a sign of wealth. This is why you’ll see many Poodles in historical paintings and portraits. The Poodle was also named the official dog of France. 

Miniature and Toy Poodles didn’t come into fruition until the late 1400s when breeders began making smaller and more adaptable dogs with the same qualities as the Standard Poodle. 

The Newfoundland is a powerful dog breed with a rich working background. There are many theories about where this dog came from.

The first theory involves the Vikings leaving behind the large dog when they visited the New World in 1000 AD. Another theory is that it was a cross between a Tibetan Mastiff and an American Black Wolf! 

No matter where these two dogs came from, they are both beloved by many all over the world. This sentiment extends to the Newfypoo, too. 

Newfypoo Personality & Temperament

  • Friendly and protective members of the family.

  • Good with children and other pets.

  • Don’t like being left alone for long periods.

Many owners agree that the Newfypoo is a well-mannered breed that loves its owners wholeheartedly. They might be shy initially when they meet others, but once introduced they’re very sociable and friendly.

Newfypoos are gentle giants and are considered good with children. They like to protect young children and will often spend their time curled up wherever the children are. However, children and the Newfypoo should never be left unattended. 

Like any breed, the Newfypoo can suffer from separation anxiety.

They shouldn’t be left alone for too long at a time, otherwise, they might develop bad behaviors such as howling, chewing, and digging. These dogs are suitable for people with plenty of time to look after them.

Newfypoo Health

  • Considered to be healthy dogs.

  • Main health issues concern the joints or eyes.

  • Life expectancy of 10 to 12 years.

Newfypoos are considered to be healthy dogs provided that they have been bred by responsible breeders with ethical practices. However, all dogs are predisposed to some health conditions from their parents, and the Newfypoo is no exception.

Newfoundland Poodle Mix - Newfypoo Breed Information

Many issues might start to develop later in life, so it’s important to get your dog checked out by a vet every six months to a year. Here they’ll conduct basic tests to ensure that your dog is as healthy as possible. 

The main concerns for Newfypoos include Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Cataracts, Cherry Eye, Epilepsy, Obesity, and Bloating. 

Newfypoo Training

  • Early socialization is vital.

  • Use positive reinforcement and lots of treats!

  • Newfypoos need to be trained consistently throughout their life.

The Newfypoo needs plenty of socialization from a young age to ensure that they can meet new people in adulthood without the need to react negatively to them. These dogs have a tendency to protect their owners if not trained properly,

Training a Newfypoo from a young age helps to ensure that they have a better quality of life as you’ll be able to take them to a dog park without reservations. 

Positive reinforcement is the best way to train a Newfypoo as it shows your dog that you’re working together instead of against each other.

Newfypoos are considered trainable thanks to their intelligence, but training any dog is a lot of work! You might want to enroll them in training classes if your dog isn’t making progress with you. 

Newfypoo Exercise Requirements

  • Early socialization is vital.

  • Use positive reinforcement and lots of treats!

  • Newfypoos need to be trained consistently throughout their life.

The Newfypoo is an active dog that needs around 60 minutes of exercise a day. This could include walking, hiking, running, playing fetch, or even swimming. Both parent breeds love water, so the majority of Newfypoos do, too. 

Newfypoos also need constant access to a garden so that they can run around throughout the day. They need an owner who can keep up with them and has enough time to offer them two 30-minute exercise sessions.

They’ll also want to play throughout the day to keep their minds stimulated, so this dog isn’t the best for busy people! 

Newfypoo Diet & Feeding

  • Offer food formulated for large dogs with high energy levels.

  • They love treat puzzles and snuffle mats.

  • Give them smaller meals throughout the day.

The Newfypoo needs a diet formulated for large dogs with high energy levels. Purchase some snuffle mats or treat cages to make mealtimes exciting and mentally stimulate them. They might seem annoyed at these toys, but they love the mental exercise they get from them! 

Newfypoos are prone to obesity so make sure you’re keeping an eye on everything they’re eating. They’re also prone to bloating, so consider offering smaller meals throughout the day to combat this. 

Newfypoo Cost

  • Cost between $1,000 and $2,500.

  • Always opt for a reputable breeder to minimize health risks.

  • Ongoing costs include food, training classes, and grooming.

Newfypoos cost between $1,000 and $2,500. It’s important to always shop around for a reputable breeder when purchasing a dog.

Many consider hybrid dogs to be healthier than purebred dogs, and this can be the case for Newfypoos.

However, there are fewer reputable breeders for Newfypoos than there are for Poodles, so you’re more at risk of choosing a breeder with unethical breeding practices.