R.I.P Bilbo- Britain’s Famous Lifeguard Newfoundland. What Happend? (Video) Do you know the famous Surf Lifeguard dog at Sennen, Cornwall named Bilbo? This giant brown Newfoundland had exceptional swimming skills and was reputable for saving lives. He is Britain’s first official lifeguard dog. Sadly, everything good must come to an end. “Just to let you know that my lovely, lovely Bilbo/Best Friend/Saviour, slipped his moorings late this afternoon and has sailed off without me. “R..