Crusoe the dachshund swims with manatees

Crusoe the adorable dachshund certainly make a splash when he went on vacation - by going swimming in waters with endangered manatees.

The tiny pooch has become a 'celebrity pet' thanks to his own blog and videos which have been viewed by hundreds of thousands.

Now eager to take it easy over the summer, Crusoe took a dip in Florida when his owners gave him his very own swimming gear.


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He was filmed floating along the clear Florida water, before diving in and practicing his doggy paddle.

His owners filmed the swimming action on a GoPro camera, and the video has been viewed over 20,000 times online.