Labrador Retriever Chases Shark Away
Labrador Retrieve Tootsie commonly chases dolphins at Crystal Beach in Florida.
Well, this time she went after a shark!
Her owner Karin McArdle’s tried in vain to get her out of water.
“She just showed no fear, and was not listening, and she’s normally very obedient,” McArdle told Bay News 9. “I thought, ‘oh my God, my dog’s going to be gone, going to be fish fodder, shark bait!’”
“She went up to the tail of that shark, sniffed it, said ‘ok,’ turned around and that shark just swam on,” said McArdle.
Bystanders recommended Tootsie’s name be changed to “Lucky,” but McArdle just hopes that Tootsie’s curiosity is sated and that the dog will not add chasing sharks to her regular activities.
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