Tips for Flying with Your Pet: Traveling on an airplane has become a more daunting than ever with endless security lines, safety regulations and extra fees. Add a dog to the mix, and it can be a real nightmare if you're not prepared. Celebrity dog trainer Tamar Geller shares advice on how to make flying with your pet a pleasant experience. Oprah.com
Newfoundland dogs are often used in search and rescue work. They require a minimum of three years training before they can jump from moving transports and become a SAR dog. Their strength and ability to swim so well makes it easy for them to paddle to shore with a person. Many trainers say because of their nature at retrieving things, it's more like a game than work for these dogs.