Extra Large Dog Houses For the Newfoundland Dogs – The Big Black Bear

Not only big in size, Newfoundland dogs are big in strength and big on loyalty. Typically black in color, the loving and patient Newfoundland dog is distinct with its unique webbed paw which enables them to be great swimmers. Once used for working dogs in water rescue. They are considered easy to train and eager to please. Very relaxed, almost sluggish at times this giant pet like most of the extra large breed dogs has a slower metabolism which means less intense exercise but measuring 6 feet from nose to tail, and males weighing up to 160 pounds on average, you need to make sure you have the room for this black bear in your home.

The coat of the Newfoundland means grooming weekly as they will shed and matt like crazy. Perhaps an outdoor space including a fenced yard for him to stretch his giant body and an extra large dog house, even with climate control would be nice to keep him comfortable under all that fur. When dealing with a pet this size you can’t help but factor in the logistics of how they will ‘fit’ literally, into the home. Their disposition is one that is calm, gentle and loving which make them excellent in a home with children. They will protect with a deep bark when their keen sense of hearing picks up the noise of someone approaching.

As with many large breeds, they can develop problems with hips carrying their weight in later years. The extra large dog house will give them space to lie down out of the way so they don’t have to keep getting up to move. With their enormous size and weight, it can be a challenge to work around them in the home at times so this outside oasis for rest and relaxation may be the best idea for dog and owners alike.

Source by Steven Barnhart