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Continental Landseer

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Introduction

General information

  • Originated in Scandinavian countries.
  • Closely resembles the Newfoundland Newfoundland but has a different coat.
  • Distinctive curly coat, moderate length, thick, soft and fine.
  • The artist Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-73) gave his name to the new breed. Portraying contemporary Newfoundland dogs in his painting 'Off in the Rescue', he established the credentials for the Landseer.
  • Stands higher on his legs and is built leaner than the Newfoundland.
  • Alert and friendly, but if needed is always ready to protect his owner.

Biological Data

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