08/25/2010 11:49 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Canine Lifeguards Come To The Rescue On Italy's Beaches (VIDEO)

We're taught to always assume lifeguards will be attractive because of shows like "Baywatch." But adorable? We have Italy to thank for that.

Lifeguards are training dogs to become lifesavers this summer on beaches around the Italian coast. Dogs make great lifeguards because, essentially, they are retrievers by nature.

Take a look at the adorable video below.


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