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The Landseer is a massive dog breed, various kennel clubs noted it as a black and white variant of the Newfoundald, But FCI accepted it as a different breed. This separate breed is named as Landseer European Continental Type (E.C.T). In 1838, the great British painter paint them and thus these dogs get their name after these great artist “Sir Edwin Henry Landseer. He also showed a dog of this breed. The breed is well reputed for its nice disposition, mildness, kind and serenity. These dogs are very sociable, good for kids and welcomed all until not do anything wrong. So protective and cannot hesitate to act if he senses the family is in danger. They anticipate the threat with a bold heart and stand front of threat rather than bark or growl. These dogs like to get pleasure from swimming and have a tendency to drool, but not as some other large breeds. It is fully affectionate, friendly, sweet and even-tempered with a great keen interest of swimming. It is just a little inferior in agility and speed to the Newfoundland. These dogs are rather difficult to train and must need a firm, consistent, consolidated, and resolute trainer. It is trainable due to its intelligence. The Landseers are easily adjustable in apartment living and may do well even in the small size yard. It likes to stay laid around the homes, but some exercises also needed. It is best for the dog to have at least a daily long walk, run or jog. When it comes to grooming, the daily to weekly brushing can be excellent. The height of the male Landseers is 28 ½ to 31 ½ inches, female’s height is 26 ½ - 28 ½ inches and weight of male Landseers is 130 to 150 pounds and female’s weight is 100 to 120 pounds. The Landseers’ life expectancy is usually under 10 years.
The origin of the Landseer stems back to the Federal Republic of Germany and Switzerland. Within the USA and the United Kingdom the Landseer is taken into account same breed as the Newfoundland, but in some European countries the Landseer could be a completely totally different breed than the Newfoundland. Landseers in Europe have longer legs than Newfies; Landseers don't seem to be so huge, they're a lot of flashy dogs. In shows, they vie separately. Advertisement
Landseer Life Expectancy
Landseer’s life expectancy is under 10 years.
The Landseer strikes a powerful, tall and well-balanced look. The legs are longer in relations to the legs of Black Newfoundland, particularly in males. Agile and hardy the Landseers are also elegant and light hearted. The muzzle is wide but short in length and squared off. Ears are small, triangular and pendant. The little eyes are colored dark brown and noses are black. The feet of the breed are well webbed for a good swim. The tail is usually hanging downward. The outer coat of the breed is long, flat and water repellent. It tends to be oily and less wavy with dense, oily inner coat. The outer coat with the exemption of the skull, must be long and as straight and as dense as possible. It might be soft to touch with a nice inner coat that is not as dense as in the Black Newfoundland dogs. The little wavy coat on the rear and hindquarters is acceptable. The typical color of the coat is solid white with distinguished patches on the whole body and croup too. The chest, the collar, the legs and belly area are of white colors. With a black head, the muzzle is also white, and white symmetrical blaze.
Landseer Weight and Height
The height of the male Landseers is 28 ½ to 31 ½ inches, female’s height is 26 ½ - 28 ½ inches and weight of male Landseers is 130 to 150 pounds and female’s weight is 100 to 120 pounds.
Intelligent Landseers are bold, bighearted with an extraordinary temperament. Friendly to guests, patient and boot-licking with its owner. Even and sweet tempered Landseers are loyal, quiet, dignified, and trustworthy. Sociable and the devoted companion. Sufficiently intelligent, so it can act on its own requirements. Protective, it not likes to bark or growl, but it loves to keep himself in between of its family and the threat. It can perceive the threat and threatening situations and know how to act when family is in danger. The animals, dogs, kids and guests can be welcomed if they not tend to do something wrong. If the owner has a lack of authority and cannot able to communicate, some males of the breed may tend to be aggressive with other males. Generally it does well with children. It will get pleasure from outdoors, it wants companionship. It likes to drink plenty of water and can be messy about it, as it may love to be wet. Not like other Giant dog breeds but it also drools. They like to swim and if backpacking nearby water, never let it carry your sleeping bag – or you can spend a damp night. It can be a little bit difficult to train. It can be sensitive to tone of the owner’s voice. It must be trained in a consistent, calm, firm and confident way. It can move slowly due to his large body. It must be kept in your mind during training.Advertisement
Landseer With Children and Other Pets
Friendly to guests, patient and boot-licking with its owner. Even and sweet tempered Landseers are loyal, quiet, dignified, and trustworthy. Sociable and the devoted companion. Sufficiently intelligent, so it can act on its own requirements. The animals, dogs, kids and guests can be welcomed if they not tend to do something wrong. These dogs are generally good with kids and other pets. But sometimes, some male my tend to be aggressive with other male dogs.
Landseer Care and Grooming
The breed’s thick, coarse double coat like to have daily to weekly brushing with a firm bristle brush. The undercoat may shed in spring and fall, twice a year. On those seasons of shedding it requires extra care and grooming. Bathing is only on extreme conditions of requirement.
Landseer Health Issues
The Landseers are prone to hip dysplasia and a hereditary heart disease called sub-aortic stenosis (SAS.
Training is not an easy job, but not too difficult to train this intelligent dog. Its sensitive nature demands soft and gentle method of training. If it handles with harsh manners, it discouraged and become fearful. The dog is loving all the affinity it may get. The breed must require an authoritative, firm but calm, consistent and confident trainer/leader who treats the dog not with heavy hands but with attractive methods. To satisfy dogs with obedience, the proper human to dog communication is very necessary. Housebreaking can be difficult, so the consistent training with defined rules must be started as soon as possible. It will help you to prevent dog to grow with a destructive personality.Advertisement
The breed may adopt apartment livings with an ease, while it does well with a yard even a small yard. Though, this gentle giant likes to laid around the homes, but can be interested to have some play and free time to spend on walk, run and jog. It may need a daily long, brisk walk or to some extent, it may enjoy having some free running within an enclosed area.
It is recognized by FCI, CKC, NKC, ACR, DRA, ACA.
Landseer Good Names
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