Many dogs LOVE to swim. Often, it comes naturally to them. If your dogs love to swim …. or you want to see if your dog likes swimming ….. next weekend is for you!
3rd Annual Doggie Dip ~ 10 September 2016
For those beginners who want to get their paws wet, the 3rd Annual Doggie Dip 2016 is a great way to get started. Before closing the big recreation pool near the Nature Center for the season, the pool is being opened for doggies to take a splash on Saturday, 10 September. You can find more information at the Buncombe County website:
Sizzling Summer Splash ~ 10-11 September 2016
If you and your canine companions are looking for more fun, check out the Sizzling Summer Splash dock diving event in Waynesville, NC on 10-11 September 2016. This 2-day event is sponsored by Western Caroline Diving Dogs. You can find more information at this Facebook site:
Lucky Dogs Calypso & Cognac will be participating in both events. Come out and enjoy the fun. Your dogs will love it and you just might find yourself getting hooked on this great dog sport.
Kathryn R. Gubista, PhD is an evolutionary biologist, college biology instructor, former zookeeper, author and certified professional dog trainer (CPDT-KA) with Lucky Dog Training Asheville and has over 30 years of training experience. The Dog’s Perspective is a training philosophy based on how dogs think.