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favourite Monarch, sure, but favourite Glen? now that's a question.
When he painted a series of portraits of Newfoundland dogs, he got the colours wrong, using black and white instead of liver and white. Possibly because the dogs he observed were wet.
The colour combinations in his paintings were the first examples of black and white Newfoundland dogs.
It was only later on, after selective breeding, that the Landseer Newfoundland, bred to approximate the dogs in the painting, came into being.
tempted to sticky this.
thought we were talking about the painting, rather than the TV show. Still, hit me up for more dog facts.
Monarch of the Glen > Ballykissangel
so Ballykea wins. Despite the spirited Richard Briers performance in MOTG