Dogs Plunge for Treats

East coast dogs love the outdoors and they love the water — especially when the water is at the right temperature and brought indoors. Having a treat is waiting for them at the end of their plunge is guaranteed.

Video courtesy of New Jersey’s StarLedger’s October 8th Article. Here is an excerpt:

“Dock diving dogs are making a splash at pet expos and hunting festivals worldwide. Canines compete by leaping into water to fetch a toy and swimming back to their handlers. There are different contests measuring distance, height and speed.

Dozens of dogs from New Jersey and beyond took the plunge during the Ocean County Decoy and Gunning Show in Tuckerton last month. The animals sprinted off a platform into a pool, chasing after sticks and toys.

John and Diane Cross of Cape May brought their black Labrador retriever to the event. The dog, named Astro Abraham, tried diving into the pool for the first time…”

Read the complete article at Dogs compete for treats in a Dock Diving Tournament

Categories : Dogs, Labrador

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