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Moscow Water Dog

Information

Front view drawing of a thick-coated, extra large breed black dog with a big head, ears that hang down to the sides, a big muzzle with a large black nose and dark eyes sitting down.

The extinct Moscow Water Dog breed

Other Names
  • Moscow Diver
  • Moscow Retriever
  • Moskovsky Vodolaz
  • Moscow Vodolaz
Description

The Moscow Water Dog is said to generally resemble the Landseer Newfoundland. The coat pattern is said to be the same, but the black of the Landseer in replaced by brown on the Vodolaz.

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Origin

The Moscow Water Dog is another breed created in the former Soviet Union at the same time as the Black Russian Terrier and Moscow Watchdog, among others. It resulted from a cross between the Newfoundland and the Caucasian Ovtcharka.  “Vodolaz” is said to translate literally to English as “diver of deep water.”. The breed is said to be extinct.

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Side view drawing of an extra large black dog with small ears that hang down to the sides, a large head with a big black nose and a long fluffy tail standing.

The extinct Moscow Water Dog breed