Newfypoo - a Big Crossbreed
The popularity of designer breeds is on the rise, and one of these designer crossbreeds is the adorable Newfypoo. This is a relatively large dog that has a unique blend of their parent breeds’ characters. The Newfypoo is a Newfoundland Poodle mix, and these dogs make an exciting combination of active and friendly characters. If you are in the market for a new dog, here is what you should know about the Newfypoo.
22 - 30 in
70 - 150 lb
9 -12 years
The first thing you should know about the adorable Newfypoo is that they are called by different names. Most Poodle crossbreeds have a few names, but the most popular way of calling these dogs is by adding -doodle at the end of the name. That is how Labradoodles, Goldendoodles, and Bernedoodles came to life.
The name Newfypoo remains the most popular way these designer dogs are referred to. Other names include Newfiedoo, Newfoundlandpoo, Newdle, Newfydoodle, Noodle, Newfoundlandoodle, Poofoundland, and some owners simply call them Newfoundland Poodle mix. Whatever you call them, most of these dogs are giant goofballs that will fit ideal in families that have plenty of time to spend with their dog.
If you are not familiar with the Newfypoo, you should get to know the characteristics of this crossbreed. However, keep in mind that this is not a registered breed with long breeding bloodlines; these are designer dogs or hybrids. They do not pass a consistent set of physical and mental characteristics to their offspring. Crossbred puppies inherit genes from both sides of the family, in this case, Newfoundlands and Standard Poodles. It is expected that puppies end up with a combination of physical characteristics of both breeds.
Dog Breed Characteristics
Most Newfoundland Poodle mixes reach a height of 22-30 inches and weigh 70 - 150 pounds. These dogs became somewhat popular (like many other Poodle mixes are) because Poodles have an interesting and appealing coat characteristic - they don’t shed. Mind you, Poodles shed, but the loose hair remains in their coats until it is brushed out. That makes them ideal for people allergic to dog hair or owners that don’t want to have a home filled with dog hair. The Newfypoo puppy can inherit these traits, and most of these dogs have a wavy low-shedding coat. That makes them really interesting to dog owners that want large dogs that barely shed.
However, keep in mind that the Newfypoo (Newfoundland Poodle mix) is still a mix. There is no guarantee crossbred puppies will inherit a low-shedding coat. Newfoundlands are medium shedders, but during the shedding season, they blow off their entire undercoat. That is a trait new Newfypoo puppies could potentially inherit.
Perhaps the most important thing future dog owners should think about is the character of the future dog you will welcome to your home. Single dog owners should be more flexible when it comes to dog characters, but families with kids should be fairly sure their new dog will get along with kids.
Luckily, Newfoundlands are a breed whose nickname is the “Nanny dog.” They are fantastic with kids. Newfies have endless patience with children, and they will keep a close eye on family kids to make sure nothing bad happens to them. Poodles are a lot more energetic, and they get along great with older kids that can play with the dog a bit more maturely. The Newfypoo is a blend of these characters, but most of these dogs are relatively good with kids.
The Newfoundland Poodle mix is pretty energetic, friendly, curious, and sometimes needy. They love attention, and they will do anything to get it from their owners. These dogs are relatively playful, so older kids will love playing with the dog in your backyard or in the dog park. Another interesting personality trait these dogs have is alertness. They make reasonably good watchdogs, and if trained to develop those skills, can become excellent in watching over the house.
The Newfypoo is a crossbreed, and as such, it hasn’t been studied, nor can we observe health issues as we can in pureblooded dogs. The Newfoundland Poodle mix can inherit health issues from both sides of the family. There are too many genetic combinations to accurately guess if anything will bother the dog in the future. Some of the most common health problems observed in this crossbreed are;
However, if two healthy adults were bred, there is no reason you should expect unhealthy puppies. Newfypoos have a lifespan of 9 - 12 years, which is somewhat above average for such large dogs.
If you are looking for a large breed puppy and are adamant about getting a Newfypoo puppy, we recommend looking into different rescue options. You can talk to Poodle rescue organizations and ask if there are any Newfypoo puppies or dogs that are in need of new homes. Buying a crossbreed is never the best choice. There is no way of knowing if a breeder has good breeding practices or if they are actually taking proper care of their dogs. Newfypoos are not a registered breed, so these dogs don’t have pedigrees or established, healthy bloodlines.
However, if you are looking to buy a Newfypoo puppy, always ask to see the conditions the puppy was living in. Check how the breeding dogs are reacting to the owner, and if anything seems suspicious, walk away. The other thing you should know is - the average price for a well-bred Newfypoo puppy is $1.250.
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