Purebred Breeders LLC | Interesting facts on Chihuahuas, Newfoundlands and the Dogo Argentino:
Despite one being long-haired, the breed is not resistant to colder weather.
It is possible that the dog was considered a religious icon as remains have been found in Mayan, Toltec and Aztec burial sites.
The breed has webbed feet, a tail similar to a rudder and an oily coat that proves resistant to water, and so they can swim in frigid waters for extended periods of time.
In 1919, a Newfoundland dog pulled 20 shipwrecked sailors to safety in a lifeboat.
The dog is a mix between big dogs and fighting dogs, like the Great Dane and Bulldog.
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