One day old puppies
For further information please read further down this page as well as downloading the following documents which are in PDF format.
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So You Think You Want a Newfoundland - a guide for prospective owners.
You and Your Newfoundland Puppy - a helpful booklet for the new owner.
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Finding a reputable breeder - Newfoundland Club members should abide by a 'Code of Ethics' laid out by The Newfoundland Club. They will have done all the relevant health checks that have been identified to affect the breed at this time.
Some of our members go one step further and have signed our 'Breeders Charter'. This pledge goes beyond the 'Code of Ethics'.
The Kennel Club also has an 'Accredited Breeder scheme' which some breeders have joined. This is similar to our own Breeders Charter and is a pledge to follow good breeding practice. Currently the Kennel Club permits breeders to put two endorsements on registrations – Progeny Not Eligible for Registration and Export Pedigree Not Allowed. Most good breeders will use both of these. for further information please click here. Also, the Kennel Club have a series of helpful information guides available here.
The Newfoundland Club has a data base listing the results of heart tests belonging to breeders who have given permission to us to publish their results. See the Heart Data Base.