Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Famous of Newfoundland Dog


  • Adam: Seaward Blackbeard: 1984 Best in Show at the Westminster Dog Show winner
  • Pasha (Matthew Cotes Wyatt)
  • Boatswain: pet of English poet Lord Byron and the subject of his poem "Epitaph to a Dog"
  • Bilbo: Sennon Creek lifeguards in Cornwall
  • Brumus: Dog Robert F. Kennedy
  • Brutus: first dog to complete the Appalachian Mountain Club "Winter 48", climbing the 48 peaks in the winter time
  • Carlo: The Hound of Emily Dickinson
  • Darbydale is Pouchcove All Rise (AKA Josh): 2004 winner in the Best of Show at Westminster Dog Show
  • Faithful: First dog of President Ulysses S. Grant 
  • Frank: the unofficial mascot of the Orphan Brigade during the American Civil War 
  • Gander: The mascot of the Canadian real rifles, who was killed in action during the Battle of Hong Kong, when he carried a grenade away from wounded soldiers. This PDSA Dickin Medal was retroactively in 2000.
  • The Hairy Man: The dog that helped Ann Harvey and his father and brother to rescue 163 people from a shipwreck.
  • Luath: Landseer Newfoundland dog JM Barrie and the inspiration for "Nana", the nurse of the Darling children in Peter Pan
  • Mas: But Newfoundland dog first to jump from a helicopter Ecurel B-350 in 1992 during a joint exercise between the School of Italian Dog Rescue, SICS, and Air Force.
  • Pluto: Pet of the Croatian Murska lyric soprano Ilma, who used to eat at the table with her and was trained to eat a roast chicken in one place and without dripping gravy on the tablecloth Pluto lived in 1860.
  • Rigel: the first official mascot William Murdoch on board the RMS Titanic. Murdoch came down with the ship Rigel, but swam for three hours next to a lifeboat before being rescued by the RMS Carpathia. Rigel is recognized as a hero to alert the captain of the weak survivors before the boat hit them. Rigel was approved by the sailor Jonas Briggs.
  • Robber: Dog Richard Wagner, who accompanied him on his flight from his creditors from Riga on a fishing boat, which inspired the opera The Flying Dutchman 
  • Russ: last dog of Richard Wagner, buried at the foot of the master composer's tomb in the park of Villa Wahnfried in Bayreuth, under his own plaque: ". Here rests and watches Wagner's Russ"
  • Sable Chief: mascot of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment
  • Swansea Jack: Famous dog rescue in Wales
  • Seaman: fellow explorer Meriwether Lewis
  • Yogi: Newfoundland by John Madden
  • Bashaw: The Earl of Dudley's favorite dog, a sculpture by Matthew Cotes Wyatt can be seen in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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