If you ever find yourself in a troubling situation on an Italian seashore, you might be amazed to see a lifeguard canine coming to rescue you. All credit goes to a man named Ferruccio Pilenga, lifeguard dogs are performing water rescues operation all over Italy. (Scroll down for video)
Pilenga began the Italian School of Water Rescue Dogs more than 30 years ago. At that point, it was simply him and his Newfoundland canine. Today, the school for lifeguard canines has 10 locations around Italy and has a team of more than 30 trainers.
Pilenga’s program trains canines and their owners to perform water safeguards together. The whole program requires at least one year. At the point when canine and owner are authorized, they volunteer their services as a rescue team.
The school which is the only organization in Europe to give heli-rescue classes to canines additionally works together with the Italian public rescue teams like the Airforce, Police, Civil Defense, and so on to give instruction and training.
As per the institute, they have trained more than 350 dogs up to this point, the school gives a grueling instructional class showing these canines to perform at a serious level, building up their energy level and endurance — to such an extent that one canine alone can pull a boat brimming with 30 individuals for somewhere in the range of 300 and 2000 meters!
On Italy’s seashores, more than 300 of these canines are working to protect the large numbers of individuals that visit throughout the mid-year.
Every year, the Italian Coast Guard can save around 3,000 individuals with the assistance of their Newfoundland companions.
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