They are more fearless than the heroes of action movies and no less brave than them. Every year they save approx. Every year they save about 3000 people from drowning near the shores of sunny Italy. Here are the Italian Newfoundlands.
300 Powerful Newfoundland Dogs Serve in the Italian Coast Guard
This Is a Special k9 Rescue Unit
The Dogs Go Through a Demanding 3-Year Training Course Under the Guidance of Experienced Professionals
During Their Training They Are Prepared to Rescue Drowning People
Huge Newfoundlands Are Perfect for the Job Because of Their Characteristics
They’re Not Only Strong, but Smart and Gentle
k9 Unit Dogs Serve as a Sort of “Living, Intelligent Lifeline” for Drowning Victims (As Their Trainers Call Them)
They Find Their Way in the Water and Sense Currents
Italian Newfoundlands Take Part in Many Spectacular Looking Actions
Sometimes Jumping Into the Water From Speeding Motorboats or Low-Hanging Helicopters
Not Many People Could Afford Such Bravery
Have you ever needed a rescue dog?