Origin country: Germany / Switzerland

English painter Edwin Henry Landseer, big fun of newfoundland dogs, painted the portrait of black-white newfoundland dog Pula Pry. The picture represented the beauty and really passionate look of dog. It increased significantly the interest in black-white newfoundland dogs and started to be differentiated as landsser type of newfoundland dogs. This colour variant was taken into account also by FCI till 1960. Solo breed was recognized after this year with origin country Germany, Switzerland. The breed was influenced by the pointer mainly head modelling, nose part and forehead slope. This colour is still taken into account in USA as black-white variant of newfoundland dog. This influenced also the decision of FCI in 1981 when this coulour variant of newfoundland dogs was recognized as english-american landseer. Solo landseer was called as european-continental type.