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Lewis and Clark’s Newfoundland named #1

August 06, 2009

The Newfoundland that accompanied Lewis and Clark was named the #1 celebrity pet of all time, according to Glamour Magazine.

Lewis & Clark’s Newfoundland, Pio, was modeled after Meriwether Lewis’ dog, who was a loyal and helpful member of the Corps of Discovery.

Other top pets on the list included Marilyn Monroe’s poodle, Maf, and Richard Nixon’s cocker spaniel, Checkers. See the complete list here.

Submitted by Jason Feiner, director of student activities.