Country of OriginUnited States
Nicknames and Other NamesNewfydoodle
Newfoundland-Poodle Mix
Scientific NameCanis lupus familiaris
Breed TypeCrossbred
GroupWorking Group
Bred ForWorking and companion dog
SizeMedium to large-sized
Recognized ByDRA, IDCR
Life Span8-12 years
Ideal Weight100-150 pounds (male and female)
Ideal Heightabout 30 inches
Fur TypeThick, curly, oily, water-resistant
Common ColorsBrown, Apricot, Cream, Blue, Black, Silver
AvailabilityModerately available
Suitable for ApartmentsNo
Used in World WarNo
Most Similar ToNewfoundland

Newfypoo is the blend of two furry breeds: Newfoundland and Poodle. It is also known as Newfoundlandpoo and is a big-sized dog. As a designer or a hybrid, the Newfypoo inherit appearance, temperament from both of its parent breeds.

Newfypoo gets the furry appearance like both of its parents. It is slightly square-shaped where it can inherit thinner head, tapered muzzles like that of the Poodle and bulky and deep muzzle like Newfoundland. It is a large dog and also active, so apartment life is not best suited for it.

Temperament, Behavior, and Personality

Temperament: The temperament of the Newfypoo depends on the environment you have raised it in. They are of sweet nature who loves its family and enjoy spending time with them. Although, if raised in a harsh environment, they can become harsh themselves and also aggressive.

Behavior: The behavior of the Newfypoo can be mixed of the both Newfoundland and the Poodle. They are gentle, kind that are loving towards everyone and get along with other pets as well.
Related: Newfoundland Dog’s Behavior
Related: Poodle’s Behavior

Personality: The personality of the Newfypoo is friendly, calm, and gentle. They are protective of their family but are not very likely to be aggressive unless they sense some serious threat. They make an excellent watchdog and guard dog.

Is Newfypoo Child-Friendly?

Newfypoo is gentle and loving that gets along with children pretty well. They adore children but due to their large size, they can be little risky around small children as they might accidentally knock over them. Therefore, they should be supervised properly to avoid any kind of accident.

Newfypoo and a baby girl playing toys
Newfypoo and a baby girl playing toys.
Image Source: Instagram-@courtneybjones


Newfypoo is an intelligent dog breed that is very eager to please its owner. Although establishing a firm and consistent leadership is very necessary. They should not be treated harshly as they might get scared and even aggressive. Therefore a gentle training is necessary with lots of vocal praises and delicious treats as a source of motivation.


  • The Newfypoo was probably created in the United States along with other designer breeds.
  • It has a high lung capacity which makes them suitable for dog’s water sports.

Health Issues

General HealthHealthy
Common Health IssuesBloat, Hip Dysplasia, Glaucoma,
Patellar Luxation,
Vaccination RequiredRabies, Leptospirosis, Canine Coronavirus,
Canine Parainfluenza,
Canine Parvovirus, Kennel Cough,
Canine Distemper
SheddingModerate Shedder
DroolingModerate Drooler
GroomingAverage Grooming Required
Weight Gain PotentialMedium
Separation AnxietyHigh Chance
Diets and SupplementsProtein: 23%
Fat: 8%

The Newfypoo is a designer breed, so it can inherit genetic health problems from its parent breeds.

Hip Dysplasia: It is a condition that caused a sharp pain on the back of your dog due to dislocation or the underdeveloped of the hip joints. It can affect the day to day life of your dog, so a proper consult is necessary before it gets worse. Before buying a puppy from any breeders, check the health issues o its parents.

Bloat: The ballooning of the stomach of your dog due to gas is known as bloat. From outside it looks like the belly is swollen up and when this happens, your dog will not eat properly. Take it to a vet for a checkup.


The Newfypoo comes in the combination of the following colors:

  • Gray
  • Blue
  • Silver
  • Black
  • Cream
  • White
  • Apricot
  • Brown


Newfypoo puppy
Newfypoo puppy sitting
Image Source: Greenfield Puppies

Cost: The average cost of the Newfypoo is between $500-$800 USD which might rise up with the quality of the breeders.


Height: The average height of the Newfypoo is between 85-100 pounds.

Weight: The average weight of the Newfypoo is between 21-24 inches.

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