Chances are, Benny the dog can ice skate better than you. What makes this five-year-old Labrador Retriever truly exceptional is his super skill that rivals most humans. He can ice skate like he was born to do it!

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It was Benny’s mom, Cheryl Del Sangrio who was curious to see if Benny would develop a liking to ice skating, a few years back. Since she herself is a professional skating teacher, she was keen on seeing if Benny had any interest in this delicate sport. You can only imagine her surprise and happiness when Benny absolutely loved it!

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It basically started when Del Sangrio was teaching her 17-month-old daughter to skate and she figured why not let her adorable pooch try as well. Now Benny has his own skating outfits, along with a custom pair of doggy ice skates. Donning these outfits, she loves to play hockey too. Most bystanders call him a natural on ice.

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One striking element that makes this story even amazing is that Benny was a shelter dog. Del Sangrio rescued him and she could not believe that once nobody wanted him. He was almost euthanized as a puppy.

Nowadays, Benny has an awesome time every day showing his skating skills and learning new tricks. We certainly think Benny deserves an Olympic gold medal!

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