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Dolphins save Doberman Pinscher stranded on sandbar
My Fox Orlando ^ | 3/2/2011 | Newscore

Posted on 03/02/2011 1:31:37 PM PST by Evil Slayer

A Pennsylvania woman on vacation in Florida took a tip from two dolphins to save a lost Doberman Pinscher that got stranded on a sandbar.

When Audrey D'Alessandro and her husband, Sam, walked out of their home on Marco Island, near Naples, Fla., to go fishing, "we saw these two dolphins, and they were splashing and making this big commotion" in a canal behind their vacation home, she said.

Although it is not uncommon to see dolphins swimming through the canal on their way to the Gulf of Mexico, Audrey D'Alessandro said that this time, "they were just there, in one place, splashing water against the canal wall."

(Excerpt) Read more at myfoxorlando.com ...


TOPICS: Local News; Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: doberman; dobermanpinscher; dog; dolphins; jpb; marcoisland; rescue
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I just love posting an article that has a good ending.

1 posted on 03/02/2011 1:31:44 PM PST by Evil Slayer
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To: Salamander

Dobie Ping.


2 posted on 03/02/2011 1:35:06 PM PST by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: Evil Slayer

I’m sure the sharks don’t think it was good news.


3 posted on 03/02/2011 1:36:12 PM PST by Jonty30
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To: Jonty30

Flipper beat those sharks every week.


4 posted on 03/02/2011 1:38:21 PM PST by swain_forkbeard (Rationality may not be sufficient, but it is necessary.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Woof!


5 posted on 03/02/2011 1:40:23 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Evil Slayer

What that Flipper? Bud’s in trouble?................


6 posted on 03/02/2011 1:43:23 PM PST by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name. Want to have fun? Google your friend's names.....)
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To: Joe 6-pack

PING this one over to you!

Animals taking care of each other.

Woof!


7 posted on 03/02/2011 1:45:10 PM PST by Biggirl ("The Best Of Times, The Worse Of Times", Charles Dickens)
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To: AnAmericanMother; Titan Magroyne; Badeye; apackof2; Shannon; SandRat; arbooz; potlatch; metmom; ...
WOOOF!

The Doggie Ping list is for FReepers who would like to be notified of threads relating to all things canid. If you would like to join the Doggie Ping Pack (or be unleashed from it), FReemail me.

8 posted on 03/02/2011 1:46:53 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Evil Slayer
Great story about intelligent dolphins communicating with humans in order to save a dog.............

Now, if they were only smart enough to stay away from fishing boats and their nets......

9 posted on 03/02/2011 1:48:46 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Oh Magoo, you've done it again.....)
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To: Hot Tabasco
Dolphins are people too.
Most humans don't want to admit that.

Check out this video
Tory Island dog swimming with dolphin

10 posted on 03/02/2011 1:57:04 PM PST by Aroostook25
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To: Aroostook25
Dolphins are people too. Most humans don't want to admit that.

What about kangaroos?

11 posted on 03/02/2011 1:59:15 PM PST by SeeSac
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To: Evil Slayer

I was bitten by a Doberman once. Not the dog’s fault, nor mine, just some idiot buddy of my grandparents insisting the dog was friendly and needed a strange little kid to pet it. The dog didn’t care for the idea, neither did I, and we both tried to communicate that to the supposed grownup. So I got my hand munched. I’m sure the dog could’ve done worse if he’d wanted to, but it was the only way left to him to express his misgivings at a foolish human grabbing my hand and putting it on his head.
Dobies are great dogs, ferocious when they ought to be, loyal, and they try their best to be reasonable in an often irrational human dominion.


12 posted on 03/02/2011 2:03:47 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
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To: Evil Slayer

That webpage took forever to load. In fact, it never did load completely. I bet I picked up a hundred cookies there. I gotta go flush the cache now.


13 posted on 03/02/2011 2:05:51 PM PST by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: SeeSac

No. Dolphins are not kangaroos. They don’t have pouches.


14 posted on 03/02/2011 2:07:50 PM PST by SpinnerWebb (In 2012 you will awaken from your HOPEnosis and have no recollection of this... "Constitution")
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To: Evil Slayer

"Hey can you come get this dog off the sand bar? He keeps pooping and peeing in the water"

15 posted on 03/02/2011 2:09:12 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Evil Slayer

They know a pre hot dog when they see one.


16 posted on 03/02/2011 2:21:20 PM PST by org.whodat
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To: Aroostook25
Dolphins are people too. Most humans don't want to admit that.

If they don't contribute to society, if they don't pay taxes, if they don't have a right to vote, if they don't shop at WalMart, and most importantly, if they haven't figured out a way to avoid fishing nets then they ain't no member of the life form that I'm a proud member of.....


17 posted on 03/02/2011 2:23:19 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Oh Magoo, you've done it again.....)
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To: Jonty30

I don’t think it was the sharks that the dog needed to fear..... he was darn lucky that an alligator didn’t show up!


18 posted on 03/02/2011 2:26:32 PM PST by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie mmm mmm mmm)
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To: USNBandit
"Hey can you come get this dog off the sand bar? He keeps pooping and peeing in the water"

LOL
You just made me poop and pee in my pants! 8)

19 posted on 03/02/2011 2:30:27 PM PST by freejohn
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To: Aroostook25

My cat once warned me that the rain gutters were overflowing and the runoff was about to damage the foundation of my house. Derp!


20 posted on 03/02/2011 2:42:11 PM PST by conservativeimage.com ("Uh, let me be clear. Uh." - President Barack Obama)
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To: Aroostook25
Dolphins are people too. Most humans don't want to admit that.

Yeah. Right. And dolphins admonish other dolphins: "People are dolphins, too! Most dolphins don't want to admit that."

Dogs are dogs.
Dolphins are dolphins.
People are people.
Goofy people consider dogs and dolphins "people, too."
Cats, on the other hand, are above it all. :^)

21 posted on 03/02/2011 3:07:42 PM PST by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Aroostook25
Dolphins are people too.

While I don't believe that they are people, I would put them a notch or two up the food chain from liberals!

22 posted on 03/02/2011 3:11:36 PM PST by meyer (We will not sit down and shut up.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

“Patting” a strange dog on the head is dominance behavior in dog body language.

You should *always* pet a strange dog -under- the jaw while maintaining a -parallel- body position to it.

It’s non-threatening/non-challenging physical communication with the dog.

[the *best* scenario is to not stare at a strange dog and wait for it to make a friendly overture, first]

His human was an idiot.

I’m very sorry you got bit.

Most Dobermanns are smarter than their owners.

:)


23 posted on 03/02/2011 3:17:54 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: humblegunner

I miss JoeProBono.

He’d like this story.


24 posted on 03/02/2011 3:19:55 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Salamander

What happened to JoeProBono?


25 posted on 03/02/2011 3:21:43 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Gene Eric

He got sent to the cornfield.....:(


26 posted on 03/02/2011 3:22:43 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Salamander

Permanently or just for a “rest”?


27 posted on 03/02/2011 3:23:35 PM PST by RikaStrom (Pray for Obama - Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few; and let another take his place of leadership.")
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To: RikaStrom

Ah, I see. Thanks.


28 posted on 03/02/2011 3:26:46 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: RikaStrom

Nobody knows.


29 posted on 03/02/2011 3:26:49 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: meyer

The average annelid is 3 notches above liberals.


30 posted on 03/02/2011 3:28:03 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Evil Slayer

As they left, one of the dolphins was heard to say “Good by and thanks for all the fish”


31 posted on 03/02/2011 3:28:03 PM PST by bert (K.E. N.P. N.C. D.E. +12 ....( History is a process, not an event ))
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To: bert

Go to your room.

[LOL]


32 posted on 03/02/2011 3:29:06 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Evil Slayer
What's with Florida and sandbars lately?


33 posted on 03/02/2011 3:30:49 PM PST by Daffynition ( DBKP ~ Death By 1000 Papercuts)
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To: Gene Eric; sshibumi; humblegunner; Jet Jaguar; Grizzled Bear; 50mm; DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis; ...
In honor of our missing friend, JPB, I will post topically relevant photos with no comment:


34 posted on 03/02/2011 3:36:00 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Daffynition

LOL


35 posted on 03/02/2011 3:36:41 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Salamander; JoeProBono

WTF? What happened to JoeProBono?1??#

Banning JPB is like shutting down KFC.

They just fry chicken, what the hell’s the harm in that???


36 posted on 03/02/2011 3:46:41 PM PST by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: Salamander; JoeProBono
What?

Where's JPB?

37 posted on 03/02/2011 3:49:45 PM PST by Osage Orange (MOLON LABE)
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To: humblegunner

Beats me, Gunner.


38 posted on 03/02/2011 3:50:52 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Osage Orange

Sent to the Cornfield.

Rode the lightning.

Pining for the fjords.

Joined the choir, invisible.

Feel free to add your own euphemism.

:(


39 posted on 03/02/2011 3:54:27 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Evil Slayer

Good looking boy!


40 posted on 03/02/2011 3:59:05 PM PST by doberville
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To: Salamander; JoeProBono

JPB — Please be only suspended for the little kid pic displaying his bird finger. Please be only suspended. Please!

Sal, who is sshibumi? You pinged him when you pinged me.


41 posted on 03/02/2011 4:09:21 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: Joe 6-pack

Do dogs have more than one life like cats? This pup used one for sure. It’s great that he made it.


42 posted on 03/02/2011 4:10:45 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: TheOldLady

He’s Shibumi’s overly sibilant twin.

[oh god, I’m an idiot]


43 posted on 03/02/2011 4:15:41 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: TheOldLady; shibumi

OMG...the post let it go through so there must *be* an actual Sshibumi on FR!

[wow...won’t that poor soul be confused?]

:))

[OMG again...what if there’s a Ssalamander, too?]


44 posted on 03/02/2011 4:17:41 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: Salamander

There can be only one Salamander!


45 posted on 03/02/2011 4:19:50 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: Salamander

One thing you are not is an idiot.


46 posted on 03/02/2011 4:20:25 PM PST by TheOldLady
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To: Salamander; TheOldLady; sshibumi
There can be only One.

47 posted on 03/02/2011 4:26:50 PM PST by shibumi (I am The Nexus One - I want more life, Baby I aint done!)
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To: Evil Slayer

I wish the average Democrat was half as smart as the average dolphin!


48 posted on 03/02/2011 4:28:12 PM PST by lonestar
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To: shibumi; TheOldLady; sshibumi

CAGE MATCH!!!!!

WOOHOO!

LAY YER BETS, LADIES AND GENTS!

FREEPERDOME: TWO MEN GO IN, ONE MAN COMES OUT.


49 posted on 03/02/2011 4:29:16 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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To: TheOldLady

Heh....I sure got *you* fooled....;D


50 posted on 03/02/2011 4:30:34 PM PST by Salamander (I may be lonely but I'm never alone...and the nights may pass me by......but I never cry.)
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