Originally Posted by dhmeissner
Does anyone boat with a Cockapoo?.
We had a cockapoo that was a great boating dog. She grew up boating and absolutely loved being on the boat and cruising and especially swim time.
She loved to play w/ balls and would retrieve tennis balls it seemed like for hours and still enjoyed it. In calm seas she learned to climb our swim platform ladder (w/ very little assistance - just a steadying hand).
We have always had life jackets for our dogs and always use them - primarily for the handle to easily get them out of the water.