Promoting the Newfoundland Dog breed since 1969


Conformation refers to the showing and finishing of a dog based on how well the dog meets the ideal breed specifications – following very detailed rules, a dog can become a “Champion” after s/he wins enough shows; including 2 “major” (more competitors) shows.


The Newfoundland Club of America offers a wealth of information pertaining to this important topic:

The NCA Conformation Info