[WATCH] Pint-sized pooch thrills bathers with diving antics

Facebook video showcases skills of canine diving enthusiast 

Maltese cliff diving champ

Posted by Terry Paterson on Sunday, 12 July 2015

Bathers were left in awe at St Peter's Pool this month, after a small black-and-white dog put on a show of daring dives into the crystal clear water below.

Spurred on by other divers plunging into the water, the terrier launches itself, Superman-style, off the limestone overhang. The drop looks to be about a storey high and after surfacing, the dog goes on to collect a plastic water bottle, thrown down to it by its owner standing above, before making its way onto dry land.

A second video shows the dog-and-owner duo taking a synchronized dive off the overhang, much to the delight of onlookers.