Features October 2010 Issue

Get Your Dog Involved In Some Form of Sporting Activity

Get Your Dog Involved In Some Form of Sporting Activity

We hope you’ve learned that no matter your dog’s breed, size, or age, there is a sport that you can enjoy together.

We have had great fun over the past year and a half, taking a look at 16 different canine sports. The breadth and diversity of activities people undertake with their dogs is truly amazing. Activities that started out simply as something fun to do with your dog have been turned into formal sports complete with rules, regulations, and ribbons. You can swim to boaters’ rescue, pull a load of freight, toss plastic discs high into the air for your buddy to catch or, if the mood strikes, dance with your dog. Some sports involve dogs and humans working closely together toward a mutual goal while others provide the dog an opportunity to work independently.

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