Newfoundland Mixes

They’re a massive, affectionate ball of black (or tricolor) fluff – what’s not to love about the Newfoundland dog? And for those who just can’t get enough of this big boy, a Newfoundland mix pooch sounds absolutely perfect. There is a handful of them and here are just a few to check out!

Fondly called the Bernewfie, this Bernese Mountain dog + Newfoundland is a sweet, gentle giant of black and white. There’s also the Golden Newfie, and although lacking the trademark coat color of a Golden Retriever, still just as adorable as can be. And don’t leave out the cuddly New Shep – a fun mix of the Newfoundland and German Shepherd. 

Let’s take a look at these Newfoundland mixes in all shapes and sizes. With their amiable personality and irresistible looks, you might just bring home one of these noble giants soon!

16. Newfoundland Swiss Mountain Dog Mix

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Also known as: Swiss Newfie

A well-muscled, balanced, and heavily-boned extra-large pooch, the Swiss Newfie is a delightful combo of the Swiss Mountain dog and Newfoundland. These big canines have blunt muzzles and broad skulls, which is typical of both breeds. They usually have brown eyes with a prominent gentle expression, giving them that sweet, puppy dog look.

For the most part, these canines have a body build more similar to that of the Swiss Mountain dog. They’re just a little leaner than a purebred Newfie but still with a tendency to become overweight.

15. Newfoundland Great Pyrenees Mix

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Also known as: Newfie Pyrenees

Flaunting its abundant, long coat in shades of brown, tan, or black, the Newfie Pyrenees is more of a Great Pyrenees than a Newfie, at least when it comes to looks. These enormous beasts are quite tall at 30 inches or so at the shoulder and weighing an average of 120 lbs

With their dense coats, this Newfoundland mix is better suited in a colder climate. They also need ample exercise to keep themselves trim and healthy.

14. Newfoundland Komondor Mix

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Also known as: Komondor Newfie, Newfkom

A hybrid dog that’s the offspring of a Newfoundland and Komondor, the Newfkom is a sturdy, calm pooch. Unlike the purebred Newfie, this gigantic pup does not drool or shed. This is why they should be perfect for folks who want a low-maintenance dog.

Their blocky head resembles that of a Newfoundland’s but their body build and height are more similar to a Komondor. As for their coat colors, these usually come in shades of brown, white, black, and cream.

13. Newfoundland Siberian Husky Mix

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Also known as: Newfie Husky

Combine a Newfoundland and a Siberian Husky, and you get a Newfie Husky! This good-looking fellow has a medium-sized body covered in a thick coat of black, white, and gray. There are some Newfie Huskies with a brown coat, depending on the Husky parent’s primary colors. 

Another purebred Husky trait seen in the Newfie Husky is the brilliant baby blue eye color. But their ears are without a doubt Newfie-like, that’s fluffy, and droopy.

12. Newfoundland Australian Shepherd Mix

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Also known as: Aussie Newfie

Another medium-sized Newfoundland mix, the Aussie Newfie is a mix between the Australian Shepherd and the Newfoundland. Their looks are quite like a purebred Aussie Shepherd – slightly pointed muzzle and triangular ears. 

Folks without a large space should be able to have this mixed breed as a pet. With their more compact size than a purebred Newfie, they should do well in a small yard or even in a city. Well, as long as they get their regular exercise, that is.

11. Newfoundland Labrador Mix

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Also known as: New Labralound, Newfie Lab

designer pooch bearing the genes of a Labrador and a Newfoundland, the Newfie Lab is a solid, fluffy canine. They have a thicker coat than a purebred Lab, which often comes in shades of sable, cream, black, brown, and brindle. 

Depending on which parent has a more dominant gene, a Newfie Lab’s appearance can either look more like a Labrador or a Newfoundland. Either way, they generally weigh about 100 lbs or so and grow as tall as 28 inches.

10. Newfoundland Great Dane Mix

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Also known as: Newfie Dane

A medium-build cutie in black and white, the Newfie Dane gives you the best of both worlds – the playfulness of a Great Dane and the docile character of a Newfie. These big boys have long, thick hair that tends to shed a lot. 

Although they are intelligent, these pups have a stubborn streak. Thus, firm training is necessary to develop a well-balanced and obedient Newfie Dane.

9. Newfoundland Chow Chow Mix

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Also known as: Chow Newfie

Originally bred as a working dog in the Nordic region, the Chow Newfie is a mix of the Newfoundland and Chow Chow. They are large beasts with very thick coats in shades of cream, brown, black, or gray.

Most Chow Newfies grow up to 120 lbs and about 29 inches tall. As with many large dog breeds, these canines have a shorter lifespan than smaller canines. With a wholesome diet and lifestyle, they should live up to 10 years.

8. Newfoundland Border Collie

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Also known as: Border Newfie

Border Newfies are a fascinating mix between Border Collie and Newfoundland. A fairly new mixed breed, this pooch is famous for its dense, yet soft coat in black and white. They are also excellent swimmers, thanks to their webbed feet that are typical of a purebred Newfie.

These canines are inherently smart. They need ample mental stimulation through puzzles and other challenging tasks. Regular exercise should prevent negative behavior in these massive pups.

7. Newfoundland Poodle Mix

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Also known as: Newel, Newfypoo

One of the most popular Newfoundland mixes, the Newfypoo is an interesting combo of the Newfoundland and Poodle. They have thick, curly coats as a Poodle, often in shades of brown, black, and white. Their heads are broad and teddy bear-like as a Newfie but their build is leaner as a Poodle.

Overall, this pooch is energetic and playful, which it inherits from its Poodle parent. Regular exercise and mental stimulation are key to a healthy and thriving Newfypoo.

6. Newfoundland Pitbull Mix

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Also known as: Newfie Pitbull

Newfie Pitbulls are more of a Pitbull than a Newfoundland, at least in terms of appearance. They have a double coat, yet their hair is as short and smooth as a Pittie. This makes grooming relatively easier and low-maintenance.

As for their coat colors, it depends on either parent. Some Newfie Pitbulls have brown, white, and red coats while others come in shades of black, blue, and gray. But one thing is certain – these dogs are always massive, which require a large space to keep them comfortable. 

5. Newfoundland Rottweiler Mix

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Also known as: New Rottland, Newfweiler

The gigantic New Rottland takes after the appearance of both massive parents – the Rottweiler and Newfoundland. They may be gargantuan in size but they are quite gentle and mild-tempered.

New Rottlands are usually about 30 inches tall and tipping the scale at 130 lbs or so. Their coats are often in shades of black, brown, and cream. With their dense double coats, regular grooming is a must to prevent them from matting or tangling.

4. Newfoundland Saint Bernard Mix

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Also known as: Saint Bernewfie

Combine two enormous beasts – the Newfoundland and Saint Bernard – and you’ll get an extra big boy, the Saint Bernewfie. These giant-sized pups weigh about 180 lbs and a towing height of 33 inches at the shoulder. They can easily be taller than a human toddler, yet as heavy as a full-grown man.

Depending on the parent breed an offspring takes after, Saint Bernewfies may have a slightly longer or a shorter muzzle. They are also droolers, so be sure to have something ready to wipe away the slobber, if this is something that bothers you.

3. Newfoundland German Shepherd

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Also known as: New Shep

Another huge beast is the New Shep, a mixed breed with the Newfoundland and German Shepherd’s genes. These herding/ working dogs are heavy, often at around 150 lbs and as tall as 30 inches or so. Their coat colors range in different shades including sable, cream, silver, brown, and black.

They may seem intimidating because of their enormous build, but they are gentle and mellow. But they are quite protective of their families, which makes them excellent watchdogs. 

2. Newfoundland Golden Retriever Dog Mix

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Also known as: Golden Newfie

Heavy, tall, and stocky, the Golden Newfie is a giant teddy bear of a dog! They have furry ears that droop on the sides of their head, as well as brown eyes with a constant warm expression. These dogs have solid and straight limbs with the familiar webbed feet as with any purebred Newfie. This is why they’re excellent swimmers despite their heavy build.

Contrary to its name, Golden Newfies don’t always have golden coats. It can vary from red to black or even brown. Their fur is also wavy and dense as a Newfie. And FYI – these dogs shed a lot!

1. Newfoundland Bernese Mountain Dog Mix

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Also known as: Bernie, New Mountain Bernese, Bernewfie

A cuddly 100-pounder, the Bernewfie is a solid-built pooch with a round, large head as a Newfie and a more pronounced muzzle as a Bernese Mountain dog. They have droopy, silky ears that are soft to the touch.

Bernewfies have thick coats, which can either be medium-length or short. These also come in a variety of colors including brown and white, solid black, tricolor, or solid brown. As with most Newfoundland mixes, these dogs are heavy shedders and require regular grooming.

Related Questions

Is There A Mini Newfoundland? There is such a breed as a Mini Newfypoo, which is a Poodle and Newfoundland mix that only grows up to 21 inches tall and weighs an average of 65 lbs or under. However, most Newfoundland mixes are massive because of the naturally gigantic build of a purebred.

How Long Do Newfoundland Mixes Live For? As with most large breeds, Newfoundland mixes do not live as long. Their average lifespan is 10 to 15 years, and it is influenced by their diet, lifestyle, and any genetic ailments. As long as your pooch maintains excellent health throughout his life, this can ensure a longer lifespan.

How Big Do Newfoundland Mixes Get? Your Newfoundland mix can be as big or as small as the more dominant parent. For instance, Newfie Labs grow up to 150 lbs while Saint Bernewfie can hit the scale at a massive 180 lbs. Moreover, diet and exercise play an important role in determining the size of your Newfoundland mix.

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