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Newfoundland vs Labradoodle vs Treeing Walker Coonhound – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Newfoundland vs Labradoodle vs Treeing Walker Coonhound" Compare Newfoundland and Labradoodle. Which is better: Newfoundland or Labradoodle or Treeing Walker Coonhound?
Name Newfoundland Labradoodle Treeing Walker Coonhound
OriginsCanada Australia United States
Group Working Dogs Designer Dogs Hunting Dogs
Popularity Rank36556131
Reviews212
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Other Names Newf, Newfie, The Gentle Giant, Blackbear Labrador Retriever + Poodle TWC, Walker
Breed Type Purebred Cross Breed Purebred
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1886 as a Working breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 2012 as a Hound breed.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section. Not recognized by FCI. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club Australian Labradoodle Association International Australian Labradoodle Association No set
Price $1500-$2000 $1000-$2000 $400-$600

General Appearance - Newfoundland vs Labradoodle vs Treeing Walker Coonhound

Size Giant Large Large
Weight Male: 130-150 pounds (59-68 kg), Female: 100-120 pounds (45-54 kg) 50-64 pounds (22-34 kg) Male: 50-70 pounds (23-32 kg), Female: 40-60 pounds (18-26 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 140 pounds (63.5 kg), Female: 110 pounds (49.5 kg) 57.5 pounds (26 kg) Male: 60 pounds (27.5 kg), Female: 50 pounds (22 kg)
Height Male: 27-29 inches (69-74 cm), Female: 25-27 inches (63-69 cm) Male: 22 - 24 inches (50 – 60 cm), Female: 20 - 22 inches (50 - 55 cm) Male: 22-26 inches (56-58 cm), Female: 20-24 inches (51-61 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 28 inches (71.5 cm), Female: 26 inches (66 cm) Male: 23 inches (58 cm), Female: 21 inches (53.5 cm) Male: 24 inches (57 cm), Female: 22 inches (56 cm)

Hair & Care - Newfoundland vs Labradoodle vs Treeing Walker Coonhound

Coat Fluffy Waterproof Thick Fine Variety of coat types Smooth Shiny Dense Glossy
Colors Gray Brown White Black Gold Apricot Caramel Chalky white Black Café Cream Silver Chocolate Parchment Blue They can also have parti-colored coats, which consist of brindles, phantom, patched, or sable colors. White Tricolor Black
Grooming
Professional: This breed needs a lot of work to keep in good condition.
Average: The Labradoodle requires average grooming effort.
Effortless: The Treeing Walker Coonhound requires minimal grooming.
Shedding Level
Newfoundlands are heavy shedders.
Labradoodles shed moderately.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds shed moderately.

Characteristics - Newfoundland vs Labradoodle vs Treeing Walker Coonhound

Temperament Cheerful Intelligent Social Gentle Courageous Loyal Sweet Affectionate Intelligent Alert Affectionate Confident Trainable Clever Loving
Intelligent Rank
Smart: Newfoundland's has great intelligence.
Smart: Labradoodle's has great intelligence.
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Trainability
Newfoundlands are easy to train.
Labradoodles are easy to train.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are easy to train.
Playfulness
Newfoundlands, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Labradoodle is a highly playful breed.
The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Newfoundlands are highly affectionate dogs.
Labradoodles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
Newfoundlands are a social breed.
Labradoodles need a lot of social interaction.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds need for social interaction is average.
Barking
Low to Average: The Newfoundland rarely barks.
Average: The Labradoodle barks occasionally.
Average to high: The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Newfoundlands are one of the best watchdogs.
Labradoodles are good watchdogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Newfoundlands are extremely protective guard dogs.
Labradoodles are average defenders.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds can't provide protection for their territory.
Biting Potential Low
The Newfoundland has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Labradoodle has a low chance of biting somebody.
Low
The Treeing Walker Coonhound has a low chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Newfoundlands have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Labradoodles have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Newfoundlands have average wanderlust potential.
Labradoodles have average wanderlust potential.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
Newfoundlands have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Labradoodles have low to an average impulse to chase and catch something like a cat or any other small aminals.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Apartment Friendly
Newfoundlands are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Labradoodles are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Newfoundlands adapt well to lifestyle changes and different living environments.
Labradoodles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Newfoundlands do best when a family member is at home during the day or if their workplace is dog-friendly so they can take the dog at work.
Labradoodles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Newfoundland vs Labradoodle vs Treeing Walker Coonhound

Stranger Friendly
Newfoundlands are stranger friendly dogs.
Labradoodles are very stranger friendly dogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are average friendly towards strangers.
Child Friendly
Newfoundlands are very kid-friendly dogs.
Labradoodles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are kid-friendly dogs.
Cat Friendly
Newfoundlands are very cat-friendly dogs.
Labradoodles are cat-friendly dogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Newfoundlands are dog-friendly dogs.
Labradoodles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are average friendly towards other dogs.
Office Friendly No
Newfoundland is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Labradoodle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Treeing Walker Coonhound is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Newfoundlands are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Labradoodles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Newfoundlands are one of the friendliest dog breeds.
Labradoodles are usually friendly towards other pets.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners No
Newfoundlands are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Labradoodles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Yes
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Yes
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Yes
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Yes
Newfoundland breed usually likes being on a boat.
Yes
Labradoodle breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Treeing Walker Coonhound breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Newfoundland vs Labradoodle vs Treeing Walker Coonhound

Health Issues
Very healthy dog breed.
Labradoodles are commonly healthy dogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds tend to have a lot and frequent health issues.
Health Problems Addison's Disease Bloat Cancer Cataracts Cherry Eye Cystinuria Elbow Dysplasia Epilepsy Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis Ear Infections Hip Dysplasia Elbow Dysplasia Epilepsy Allergies Canine Diabetes Mellitus Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) Hypothyroidism Bloat Ear Infections Hip Dysplasia Polyradiculoneuritis Skin Diseases Work-related Injuries
Life Expectancy 9-12 years 12-14 years 12-13 years
Hypoallergenic No Yes No
Energy Level
Newfoundlands have an average energy level, so if you live a semi-active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Labradoodles are high energy dogs.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Exercise Need
Newfoundlands have an average exercise need.
Labradoodles need quite a lot of exercise.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Newfoundlands sleep 12-14 hours a day as an average dog and they're not considered as a lazy breed.
Labradoodles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Treeing Walker Coonhounds are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 5 to 6 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 4 to 5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. 2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
Average to High.
Average to High.
Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers cold weather
The Newfoundland can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Tolerates warm and cold weather. Tolerates warm and cold weather.
Stinkiness High
The Newfoundland has a high chance of bad smell.
Low
The Labradoodle has a low chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Treeing Walker Coonhound has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Newfoundland is a big drooler, so if you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, you should choose a dog from another breed.
The Labradoodle is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.
The Treeing Walker Coonhound is a perfect example for low drooling tendency.

Reproducibility - Newfoundland vs Labradoodle vs Treeing Walker Coonhound

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 4-12 puppies 4-10 puppies 4-6 puppies

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