This document is meant as a starting point on your quest for Newfoundland knowledge. It is in no way to be used in place of a vets advice, or a breeders recommendation. These people are professionals, and this document will defer to them whenever possible. If you think your dog is sick or in need of veterinary care, stop reading this and call your vet now. The best thing you can do for a sick or injured Newf is to get in contact with a vet as soon as possible.