When This 14-year-old Girl Started Drowning, A Blind Rescue Dog Jumped In To Save The Day
You've heard of service dogs being used for persons with blindness and deafness. You may have heard of dogs being used as service animals for returning veterans and for people with seizure disorders, or certain kinds of mental illness. And, you know the amazing work K9 units do in airports and in the field of law enforcement. But, a resort in Spain has posted a new job for canine applicants: lifeguarding. The San Pedro del Pinatar Resort has hired its first dog lifeguard to watch over swimming tourists. A school in Italy is training the dog lifeguards of the future. With the heightened sense of smell and sound dogs have, these animals have an advantage over their human lifeguard counterparts.