A Newfypoo, also known as a Newdle, is a mix between a Newfoundland and a Poodle. Retaining the non-shedding and intellectual qualities of a poodle combined with the nurturing, “nanny” and rescue qualities of a Newfoundland. With a classic, non-shedding, hypoallergenic coat, they display a very calm, but playful nature and make great family companions. Frequent brushing and quarterly professional grooming is recommended. They exhibit a loving, loyal, alert and friendly demeanor. They are very intelligent as well as quick and agile for their size. They will need daily exercise, but do not seem to be overly energetic. They have a life expectancy of approx 10 – 13 years.