The Newfoundland, known as the "Gentle Giant," is a dog of courage, devotion, and loyalty. They are huge dogs! They were bred to be working dogs who spend all of their waking time with their family. They will want and need to be part of your family.
Seaman, a Newfoundland, went with Meriwether Lewis across the country back on the Lewis Clark Expedition (over miles. One night Seaman saved Lewis William Clark's life when an enraged buffalo stormed through their encampment and straight into their tent.