When in Florida, remember to check the pool before diving in.

That’s what local law enforcement officials are advising after pulling an estimated 7- to 8-foot-long alligator from the bottom of a Venice family’s swimming pool on Monday.

The massive gator was filmed putting up a fight as it was hauled out of the water and onto the pool deck, video shared by the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office shows.

The family was fortunately not home at the time of the discovery, which was made by a pool…