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Dock Dogs competition at Comox Valley Exhibition

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New at the Comox Valley Exhibition this year is Dock Dogs.

Dock Dogs is an aquatic canine competition to see which pup can fly the furthest off a dock to retrieve an item.

Best of all, you can enter your dog.

Does Fido like to swim? Does he particularly like to get a running start to his swims? He might be the star of the show.

Onsite registration for the event is Friday at 11:30 a.m., Saturday at 9 and Sunday at 9.

Shows start approximately one hour later all three days.

There are Big Air Wave heats all three days, with the finals in the pro, semi-pro and amateur divisions Sunday at 3:15 p.m. There will be an Extreme Vertical comp Saturday (4 p.m., after the Big Air heats) and a Speed Retrieve competition Sunday at 2 p.m., between the Big Air heats and finals.

For more information on this form of canine competition, visit the website at dockdogs.com.

 

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