"Wait a minute," you say. "Weren't we just talking about the way they drool?"
Yes, but spewing saliva over everything is not the only way a Newf will mess up your House Beautiful.
For one thing, they shed...oh, do they shed.
If you get a Newfoundland dog, you'd better prepare
yourself for a life filled with dog hair. You'll find dog hair on
your carpet, under the fridge, on your clothes... and yes, in your
Am I exaggerating? Well, consider this: when Newf
owners get together, one of their favorite topics of conversation
is comparing notes on vacuum cleaners.
This should tell you something.
What's more, these big lovable goofballs are very
good at finding mud to play in, but they're not real careful about
wiping their feet when they come inside.
As one owner wrote
online, it's definitely not just the drool that makes a Newfie
so messy to have in your home:
The worst part is the mud and hair also- it is EVERYWHERE. I have to blow out every dish before using it, it is in drawers, clothes, couches (and they are not allowed on them) just them walking by and brushing up against them adds hair- when they are wet and muddy they wag their tails and woosh- mud is EVERYWHERE!! on the walls, on the couch, dishwasher, refrigerator you name it and it has had mud on it at some point!
And this is someone who really loves Newfies talking, okay?
"Can I come in, please?
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