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How Big Do Newfoundland Dogs Get?

Want to find out more about Newfoundland dog’s size? 

You’re in the right place.

Read on to learn this and more.

How big can a Newfoundland get?

A fully grown Newfoundland male weighs between 130-150 pounds standing at 28 inches in height while a female has a weight 0f 100-120 lbs and height between 25-26 inches.

Newfoundland dog lifespan

The average life expectancy of a Newfoundland dog is about  8-10 years.

Newfoundland Growth & Weight Chart

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At what age are Newfoundland dogs fully grown?

A Newfoundland dog will attain its full maturity height and weight at two years of age.

Newfoundland energy level

Newfoundlands are generally more laid back and more relaxed in energy but still need daily exercise.

What health problems do Newfoundlands have?

Newfoundlands are prone to eye issues, hip & elbow dysplasia, dilated cardiomyopathy, gastric torsion, etc.


Are male or female Newfoundlands better?

It depends on your preference as both have similar temperaments.

Should I buy a Newfoundland dog?

Yes, if you have ample space and devoted training time.

What do Newfoundlands die from?

Newfoundlands are at risk of a heart issue called subvalvular aortic stenosis that can result in sudden death.


Knowing your Newfie’s potential size is crucial as you will be able to notice when there’s an issue with your dog.

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Michael Brady

Michael is an animal-lover who specializes in marketing. He started running Dog Food Care with his mother, Sarah, after leaving his office job. Michael gained enough flexibility in his schedule to be able to adopt a dog of his own and welcomed Emmie the dachshund into his home in 2020.