Experts: Don't attempt to save swept-away pets

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This image provided by Pamela J. Boehland shows Sue Canfield, and dogs Toby, Pike and Rascal in the surf off the California coastline. Watching as a beloved dog is swept out to sea is heart-wrenching. Doing nothing seems unthinkable. But experts say that is exactly what a dog owner should do: nothing. The average dog is a better swimmer than the average human. (AP Photo/Pamela J. Boehland)