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Quotes from Newf Net Forums

Quotes from Newf Net Forums

People say the funniest things about Newfoundland dogs and their special attributes. If you go on the internet and register with Newf Net Forums you will encounter much humour. Following are some examples. THREAD: The Power of Newf Slobber Went up North to visit with a breeder and got to witness the full power of Newf […]

Statues of Newfoundland Dogs

Statues of Newfoundland Dogs

On a recent trip to the Island of Newfoundland my brother, Greg, sent me a photo of the Newfoundland dog statue on Signal Hill in St. John’s: This powerful symbol of one of the province’s animal emblems got me thinking on how important statues are. While images in general are very powerful communication vehicles, most […]

Internet Top Lists for Newfs

Internet Top Lists for Newfs

The Internet today is probably the most important communication media shaping how people feel about dogs in general and specific breeds in particular. To see how our breed is perceived outside of the Newfoundland dog fancy I decided to check out the “top” lists for dog breeds to see how we fared. Here is a […]