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Annie the PFD Dog
Water Facts

Here are some facts about water and boating safety.

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Statistics:

Boating Related Accidents:

Every year approximately 800 people die in boating related accidents - 8 out of 10 victims were not wearing life jackets.

Drownings:

Every year, 7,000 to 9,000 people drown in the United States. Many drown in 8-10 feet of water and within 10 feet of safety.

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(Above) This is Annie getting off the catamaran after a ride. She doesn't mind wearing her PFD, and it keeps her safe.

A Quote from Virgil Chambers, Executive Director of the National Safe Boating Council:

"Thousands of people would be alive today had they taken the simple step of wearing a life jacket when they went out on the water."

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(Above) Here are Annie and Casey sitting together with their PFDs on. Casey's is a different style PFD, but still serves the same purpose. Casey sometimes swims with Annie, but doesn't swim as well as Annie.

Annie Always Wears Her PFD. Do You?