Newfoundland and Labrador is the name of a Canadian Province on the East Coast of Canada. Labrador is the Northern portion and Newfoundland Island is Southeast. They are also the names of two different breeds of related dogs.
originally bred and used as a working dog for fishermen in
Newfoundland, Canada. They are famously known for their giant
size, tremendous strength, sweet dispositions, and loyalty.
were originally black and initially bred for retrieving small
downed waterfowl. They are also adept at a number of other jobs
including leading the blind, acting as hearing dogs, and used
for police and military work. The name "Labrador" was given to
this dog by British breeders in order to differentiate between
the two types. The retriever was originally called the 'lesser
Newfoundland' or St. John's Dog.
John's a city on the Island and is the capital of Newfoundland