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DockDogs comes to the Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days


August 19, 2021

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If you miss the Olympics, come out and catch man's best friend show off some mad diving skills.

WALLA WALLA-The Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days added a new specialty act for their 2021 line-up. DockDogs is a dock diving orgnazation offering competitions in this exciting, nationally recognized competitive dog sport.

You may ask, what is dock diving? The sport combines two favorite dog pastimes, swimming and chasing toys. Canine atheletes race down a dock, launch into the air in pursuit of a high-value toy or toy "bumper," then splashes into a pool or other body of water.

It doesn't matter if the dog actually catches the toy. What matters is the distance it leaps, measured from the end...

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