I know what you’re saying. You’re saying, “But wait! I thought all dogs know how to swim!”
That’s what I thought, too, but then I saw this photo of the Infamous Miss B in a life jacket and it occurred to me that, duh, not all dogs know how to swim, not all dogs can swim, and not all dogs even like the water.
I know it’s the last month of summer, but that’s what makes it even more important to be safe.
Just ask these 10 dogs.
Do you put a life jacket on your dog? Where did you get yours? In the U.S., there are no regulations for pet life jackets, so make sure you do your research.
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