region Germany/Switzerland
cut 67 - 80cm
weight 60 - 80kg
hair  long, sober, thick and of a soft touch, covering a woolly undercoat
dress The base color is a bright white with ragged patches at irregular distances, mostly on the trunk and rump
head wide and massive with a well-developed occipital hump and a pronounced stop
ear medium-large triangular eyes extend to the inner corner of the eyelids and are slightly rounded downwards
behaviour very good family and working dog, requires a lot of movement, preferably bodies of water for swimming.
federation FCI Nomenclature Group 2, Section , No 226
Care: brush at least once a day and comb carefully once or twice a week Usefulness: courageous watchdog at work Life expectancy: 11 years
His ancestors are probably the dogs that arrived in Great Britain with sailors from Newfoundland. The Landseer owes its name to the English animal painter, Sir Edwin Landseer (1802 to 1873) who represented it many times in his paintings. Having been considered for many years as a white and black variety of Newfoundland and after having been judged in exhibitions in the same way as the latter, or even having been bred in mixed breeding, the Landseer was simply called the Newfoundland- Landseer. Formerly much more widespread than the black Newfoundlands, the latter made him an increasingly severe competition from the beginning of the 20th century. It was only after compliance with the requirements by the FCI, which created its own Landseer standard in 1959, that a new boom began.