15 Amazing Facts About Newfoundland Dogs You Probably Never Knew

Another famous Newfoundland owner? J.M. Barrie, author of Peter Pan.

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His dog, Luath, was the inspiration for the Darling family’s nurse dog, affectionately named “Nana” in the book (though the Disney film modeled Nana after a St. Bernard).

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They’re also commonly referred to as a “nanny dog” due to their gentleness toward children in the family. That’s what we call loyalty!

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