Swimming in one of California’s beautiful rivers ranks high on many local dogs’ lists of Totally Awesome Things to Do. (We’re lookin’ at you, Labradors!)
Please keep in mind that the very wet winter we just had has left our rivers at record high levels, and the currents are fierce! What looks like a tranquil, slow-moving waterway on the surface can conceal deadly currents beneath.
Play it safe: Equip your pup with proper safety gear. They don’t call them “life jackets” for nothing.