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    DefaultHampton Roads, VA peeps - Dock Dogs is coming.

    Chesapeake is holding their annual "Bark in the Park" the first weekend in October. While this event is pretty small, this year they are having Dock Dogs there. I just thought I'd inform anyone that might be interested in the sport to come out and give it a try.

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    DefaultRe: Hampton Roads, VA peeps - Dock Dogs is coming.

    I just saw where your from. I having been reading your newspaper online. My cousin was Paul Darga that was recently killed in Iraq and your paper was the only source of information we had

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    DefaultRe: Hampton Roads, VA peeps - Dock Dogs is coming.

    hey cool! maybe i'll try to make it out! =)

    alpenalab-->so sorry to hear about your loss :'(

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    DefaultRe: Hampton Roads, VA peeps - Dock Dogs is coming.

    Alpenalab,

    So sorry for your loss.

    Olivia,

    Let me know if you and Thor go. Maybe we can meet.

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    DefaultRe: Hampton Roads, VA peeps - Dock Dogs is coming.

    Hey let me know if you all go I am like 30 mins for cheaspeake and would love to meet up!

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    DefaultRe: Hampton Roads, VA peeps - Dock Dogs is coming.

    I am certainly going to try to be there, I didn't go last year but my neighbor did and had a great time!

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    DefaultRe: Hampton Roads, VA peeps - Dock Dogs is coming.

    Where is this? Im about an hour and half from there. Would be cool to check it out.

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    DefaultRe: Hampton Roads, VA peeps - Dock Dogs is coming.

    http://www.chesapeake.va.us/thisweek/calendar.shtml

    September 29 - October 1
    DockDogs® National Sportsmens Series Competition
    DockDogs® is making a stop at Chesapeake City Park as part of their National Sportsmens Series Tour! DockDogs® Big Air competition features K-9s leaping off of a 40 ft dock into a 50 ft pool of water. They will also hold an Extreme Vertical competition which consists of up to 20 dogs jumping for height. The competitions are open to all dogs. This event is coordinated & sanctioned by DockDogs® & sponsored by the Chesapeake Parks & Recreation Department & the Chesapeake Humane Society.
    [More Information]
    Time: TBA
    Location: Chesapeake City Park
    FMI: (757) 382-8466

    October 1, 2006
    Bark In the Park
    Bring your canine out to City Park for a dog-gone good time. Games, contests, demonstrations and more! Sponsored by Parks and Recreation and Chesapeake Humane Society.
    Time: 12:00-5:00pm
    Location: Chesapeake City Park
    FMI: (757) 382-6411



    http://www.chesapeakehumane.org/dock_dogs.html

    DockDogs® is making a stop at Chesapeake City Park September 29 - October 1, 2006 as part of their National Sportsmen's Series Tour! DockDogs® Big Air competition features K-9's leaping off of a 40' dock into a 50 ft. pool of water. The jumps are electronically judged and ranked under predetermined guidelines. Preliminary competitions "Waves" will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the weekend's Finals will be held Sunday afternoon in conjunction with the popular Bark in the Park.

    Bark in the Park, co-sponsored by The Chesapeake Humane Society and the Chesapeake Parks and Recreation Department, provides a day of fun and awareness for pet lovers and Tidewater area animal rescue/welfare groups and shelters whose goals are to help companion animals in Tidewater. It will be held Sunday October 1, 2006, 12-5 pm at Chesapeake City Park, 500 Greenbrier Parkway.
    DockDogs® will also be holding an Extreme Vertical competition which consists of up to 20 dogs jumping for height. The dogs will be jumping after a designated retrievable that is suspended 8' out from the edge of the dock over the water. A starting height will be determined onsite and will move up in 2" increments after the dogs either "knock down" or "grab" the retrievable or "pass". This is an elimination competition in which the top 6 dogs from the preliminary round will move on to the Finals on Sunday to determine the 1st place team.
    The competitions are open to all dogs. This event is coordinated and sanctioned by DockDogs® and sponsored by the Chesapeake Parks and Recreation Department and the Chesapeake Humane Society. This event is free for spectators. For registration and general information visit www.dockdogs.com or e-mail your questions to [email protected]

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    DefaultRe: Hampton Roads, VA peeps - Dock Dogs is coming.

    Let me know if you and Thor go. Maybe we can meet.
    Will do. I don't know if I'll be in town that weekend, but I'll definitely know if I go =)

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    DefaultRe: Hampton Roads, VA peeps - Dock Dogs is coming.

    Hey everyone,

    Well, after spending the weekend at Lake Gaston, I know Bear will NOT be participating in the Dock Dog competition. The silly boy wouldn't even jump off the end of the dock at the lake. He sat there and barked up a storm trying to figure out how in the world he was going to get off the dock and into to the water to get the fish he could see, it was hilarious.

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