Featuring the Landseer dog breed figurines, gifts and collectibles. The Landseer is a dog breed. Many kennel clubs consider the dog as a black and white variant of the Newfoundland dog but the Federation Cynlogique Internationale recognized the dog as a separate breed. The breed is called Landseer European Continental Type. It is named after the British painter Sir Edwin Henry Landseer because of a painting that he created which shows a dog of this breed.