Dog names start with N

Dog names start with N

The names of 9 dog breeds start with the letter ‘N’. Among them Neapolitan Mastiff dog is a popular breed in this world.

Group N dogs

  1. Neapolitan Mastiff
  2. Newfoundland
  3. Norfolk Terrier
  4. Northern Inuit
  5. Norwegian Buhund
  6. Norwegian Elkhound
  7. Norwegian Lundehund
  8. Norwich Terrier
  9. Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

Neapolitan Mastiff

The Neapolitan Mastiff or Mastino Napoletano is a large Italian dog breed. The breed was developed in southern Italy as a family and guard dog. This is a giant working breed of dogs.

Life span: 8 – 10 years

Temperament: Stubborn, Fearless, Obedient, Dominant, Protective, Trainable.

Weight: Male: 60–70 kg, Female: 50–60 kg.

Height: Male: Male: 63–77 cm, Female: 58–70 cm.

Colors: black, gray, mahogany, and tawny.


A gentle giant, the Newfoundland is a large working dog. The breed is a strikingly large, powerful dog in the world.

Life span: 8 – 10 years

Temperament: Sweet-Tempered, Gentle, Trainable.

Weight: Male: 65–80 kg, Female: 55–65 kg.

Height: Male: 69–71 cm, Female: 63–66 cm.

Colors: black, brown, grey, or white.

Norfolk Terrier

The Norfolk Terrier is a small, sturdy, alert, and fearless British breed of dog. The breeds are energetic, strong-willed and friendly.

Life span: 12 – 15 years

Temperament: Sweet-Tempered, Gentle, Trainable.

Weight: 5 – 5.4 kg (Adult).

Height: 25 to 30 cm (9.8 to 11.8 in).

Colors: Red, wheaten, black and tan or grizzle.

Northern Inuit

Northern Inuits have the rugged good looks of a wolf, the breed is developed from a 1980s breeding project in the United Kingdom.

Life span: 12 and 15 years.

Temperament: Friendly, gentle, calm, dependable, familial.

Weight: 36 – 50 kg Male, Adult, 25 – 38 kg Female, Adult.

Height: 23 inches to 32 inches.

Colors: Black, white, sable, grey.

Norwegian Buhund

Cheerful, hard-working the Norwegian Buhund is the spitz type dog breed. The breed hails from Norway.

Life span: 13 – 15 years.

Temperament: Friendly, fun-loving, calm, energetic, agile, courageous.

Weight: 14 – 18 kg Male, Adult, 12 – 16 kg Female, Adult.

Height: Female: 41–45 cm, Male: 43–47 cm.

Colors: Black, Wheaten, Red Wheaten.

The Norwegian Elkhound

The Norwegian Elkhound is the National Dog of Norway. This breed is originated in Norway as early as 5000 B.C.

Life span: 12 – 15 years.

Temperament: Hardy, Strong Willed, Bold, Alert, Loyal, Playful.

Weight: 22 – 25 kg.

Height: 49 – 52 cm.

Colors: Black and white coloring, often noted as grey or silver.

Norwegian Lundehund

Norwegian Lundehund is the Spitz type small dog breed, from Norway’s rocky island of Vaeroy.

Life span: 12 years.

Temperament: Energetic, Alert, Loyal, Protective.

Weight: Female: 6–9 kg, Male: 6–9 kg.

Height: Female: 30–36 cm, Male: 33–38 cm.

Colors: Black, White, Sable & White, Grey, Yellow, Red.

Norwich Terrier

The Norwich Terrier, one of the smallest of the terriers, recognised in 1932 had two permissible types of ear, a cross between small Irish Terriers and other short-legged terrier.

Life span: 12 to 16 years.

Temperament: Hardy, Intelligent, Energetic, Affectionate, Sensitive.

Weight: 5.0–5.5 kg.

Height: 24–25.5 cm.

Colors: Grizzle, Wheaten, Black & Tan, Tan, Red.

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever

The Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever is a medium-sized gundog, small, energetic retriever bred.

Life span: 12 to 16 years.

Temperament: Outgoing, Intelligent, Alert, Patient, Loving.

Weight: 20 – 23 kg Male, Adult; 17 – 20 kg Female, Adult;

Height: Female: 42–51 cm, Male: 45–54 cm.

Colors: Copper, Red Golden, Red.

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