Medium to Large
Male: 29 - 36 kg
Female: 25 - 32 kg
Male: 57- 62 cm
Female: 55 - 60 cm
10 - 12 years
They were bred to help fishermen by hauling nets, fetching ropes, and retrieving fish that got away.
They are intelligent, kind, agile, outgoing, trusting and gentle.
They love kids and get along with other pets.
Hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, osteochondrosis dissecans (OCD), cataracts, progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), epilepsy, tricuspid valve dysplasia (TVD), myopathy, gastric dilataion-volvulus, acute mist dermatitis, cold tail, ear infections
They need to be brushed every day.
They need 30-minute walks or a game of fetch every day.