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The winner of the world’s first office dog contest is crowned

The world’s first contest to crown the best dogs in startup offices has announced its winners. “StartPup” contestants were asked in May to submit two-minute videos honoring their office dogs. Applications from Los Angeles to Copenhagen were judged by four panelists, including Matthew Gilberttelevision critic The Boston Globe and author of Off-leash: a year at […]

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4-H dog contest helps kick off pre-Larimer County fair activities – Loveland Reporter-Herald

Sunday morning, 4-Hers and their dogs gathered at the Ranch to participate in the 4-H Dog Obedience and Rally Show. The show was one of 4-H’s early activities leading up to the fair. The Larimer County Fair will officially begin with the parade at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 30. “We use the 4-H program […]

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Controversy surrounds world’s ugliest dog contest over ‘oozing pain’ comment

The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest, a Petaluma tradition, just got incredibly ugly after the 2016 contest closed on June 24. The title of winner of this year’s event went to a rough-skinned, nearly hairless little monster named SweePee Rambo. The 17-year-old Chinese crested blind dog has a bent spine, problems with her bowel movements and […]

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Pictures you have to see to believe

On Friday, dogs that don’t conform to Western society’s toxic beauty standards will be celebrated at the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. The contest is taking place at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds in Petaluma, CA, and the winner will be move away with $1,500 and a trophy. “We’re proud to celebrate all dogs and pets by showing […]

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World’s ugliest dog competition shows every dog ​​has a day – as mutt wins beauty contest

THESE mangy pooches are proud to be the worst in the show after taking part in the world’s ugliest dog contest. The beastly pups flaunted their tousled hair and bulging eyes at the annual pageant in Petaluma, California. 9 Winner… Sweepee Rambo was crowned “World’s Ugliest Dog”Credit: EPA A total of 17 dogs competed for […]

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The 2016 winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog contest is as cute as it is terrifying

The judges have spoken: Sweepee Rambo, a Chinese Crested Chihuahua, is the ugliest dog in the world. In this case, it’s a compliment. The hairless doggie won first prize at the 2016 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest, held Saturday in Petaluma, Calif. Wurtz kisses his award-winning pooch. 1 credit In his pageant biography, Sweepee owner Jason […]

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Launch of the world’s first office dog contest for startups

The first competition to find the best office dogs in startups in cities around the world has been launched. The #StartPup competition invites startups to submit a 1-2 minute video honoring their office dog. Entries will be judged by four panelists, including Matthew Gilberttelevision critic The Boston Globe and author of Off-leash: a year at […]

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Iron Dog Competition puts K9 teams to the test

The unique bond between police dog and handler is evidenced by their unity of purpose often physically joined by a single leash. There is no doubt, however, who is boss. Barrie Police canine officer Cam Cooper says that ultimately dogs are wolves, so in pack mentality, Cooper is the alpha wolf. He teaches this pecking […]

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Grumpy Cat Gets Grumpy Dog Contest As New Canine Count Goes Viral

A grumpy new animal is making the rounds on social media: Earl the Grumpy Dog, a 5-month-old puppy who gets his money’s worth at Grumpy Cat. When Earl’s owner, Derek Bloomfield from Iowa, posted an annoyed photo of the dog on Reddit, Earl quickly became a viral sensation with over two million views. Now Earl’s […]

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Dock Dog Competition Returns to Union Fair August 22-23 – Knox County VillageSoup

Union Fair organizers have announced the return to the Seacoast Dock Dogs Fair and Dock Dogs Competition on Saturday and Sunday August 22 and 23, starting each day at 8am. at the Union Fairgrounds just off Route 17 The competition is meant to be fun for dogs, owners and spectators. Big Air is the most […]

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Working Dog Competition Tests Skills and Builds Camaraderie | Article

1 / 7 Show legend + Hide legend – Police Corporal. Kelvin Espiritu, working dog handler, Honolulu Police Department, leads his partner K-9 Rex through an obedience class during the 2015 Hawaiian Islands Working Dog Skills Challenge, hosted by the 728th Battalion the military police, 8th… (Photo credit: US Army) SEE THE ORIGINAL 2 / […]

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The hot dog competition crowns the best amateur in the region | Local News

July marks the month of the world’s most famous hot dog eating contest – the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, NY But the St. Jo Frontier Casino wanted to put the locals to the test to see how well the best fans in the area could do. “There’s a curiosity factor […]

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Enfield K-9 Team Qualifies For National Police Dog Competition – Hartford Courant

ENFIELD — One of the police department’s K-9 duos has qualified for the US Police Canine Association competition after a successful weekend at regional trials. Officer Chris Dufresne, 36, and his dog Bruin took on about 40 K-9 teams last weekend in Andover, Mass., for regional trials. Dufresne and Bruin brought home first place in […]

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Alabama City Hosts First Bird Dog Contests

POWELL, AL (WAFF) — Bird dog owners across America are participating in field trials for a national competition. And for the first time, it’s being held in Powell, Alabama. At the Northeast Alabama Game Preserve, approximately 500 bird dog enthusiasts participate in the National Field Trials. You have to be good enough to reach this […]

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DVIDS – News – Iron Dog Competition: challenging both ends of the leash

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – Twenty-three K-9 and handler teams competed in an iron dog competition, a two-mile challenge for both ends of the leash. After competing in and winning multiple events, Quantico’s K-9 Kennel Master, Sgt. Christopher Vogt hosted Quantico’s first show on October 23 at Quantico’s dog kennel. “K-9 competitions are something […]

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Newest Breeds from Top Dog Competition Show Personalities in NYC

The Westminster Dog Show, to be held in mid-February, features 192 breeds, the newest of which are the Coton de Tulears and the Wirehaired Vizsla. “We have more proven, more accomplished dogs than in previous years,” spokesman David Frei said along with an array of competitors at a media event in New York. The upcoming […]

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Dogs surf in the Surf City Dog Competition

Mark Ralson / Today Surf man! Dozens of dogs hit the waves on Sunday in Huntington Beach, Calif., for the annual Surf City Surf Dog Competition, a three-day event where fearless dogs catch some serious waves. Roxy waits for her turn to surf at the Surf City Surf Dog contest.Lucy Nicholson / Today Dogs compete […]

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Rescue Pup Hits Streets at Surf City Surf Dog Competition – Orange County Register

Ryan Rustan is just looking for the right wave, as the water on the north side of Huntington Beach is lapping with strong currents and lime. The Perfect arrives and propels Sugar, his adorable little white dog, towards the shore. She falls, claws clinging to her bright green 5ft shortboard hood, flying along the wave […]

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4th of July Means Nathan’s Hot Dog Contest, But Non-Americans Think We’re Crazy

Two months ago I moved to Denmark to live with my boyfriend. (Long story short: he’s Danish and we met in New York last year while he was on an exchange.) Since moving here, I’ve noticed a couple of things: for starters, yes , people here seem quite happy . And second, they eat hot […]

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The dogs have their moment in the sun at the annual disc dog competition | News, Sports, Jobs

Herman, a three-year-old Lab rescued from the Lawrence Humane Society, gets some air under his paws as he catches a dog discus during the Skyhoundz Discus Championship on Sunday at South Park in downtown Lawrence. Herman is owned by Lawrence resident David Workman. 2-year-old Australian Shepherd Eva jumps high to catch a disc as […]

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Police dogs take part in the “Iron Dog” competition in Ottawa

Forty members of the police canine unit from across the country competed in an Iron Dog competition in Ottawa, with the winners earning the right to “bark” for the best team. Most of the dogs competing were German Shepherds, elite athletes, eager to get going. They weigh eighty pounds of pure muscle, paired with their […]

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The shed hound competition continues to grow

For about three years, professional trainer Tom Dokken has been advocating the use of dogs for antler hunting. There are several trainers who teach dogs to search and retrieve lost antlers, but Dokken has created an association that organizes qualifying events and ultimately an invitational championship. This year The 2014 North American Shed Hunting Dog […]

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California dogs go surfing at 5th Annual Surf Dog Contest – World News, Firstpost

Hanzo (L) and Kalani (R) ride in tandem during the 5th annual Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, California, September 29, 2013. AFP/Frederic J Brown A surfer catches a wave with his dog on board during the 5th annual surf dog competition in Huntington Beach, California on September 29, 2013. AFP / Frederic J. Brown […]

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A canine trio chosen for the hotly contested €Chicago Fire Top Dog competition

Three finalists have been chosen as part of NBC’s “‘Chicago Fire’ Top Dog” contest, the search for the perfect dog for the fire station. The “Top Dogs” were announced this morning by “Chicago Fire” stars Taylor Kinney and Jesse Spencer during an appearance on NBC’s “Today” alongside firefighters from the dogs’ respective fire stations. Finalists […]

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The best dog in the hot dog contest

Donald Heath | Savannah Morning News Joey “Jaws” Chestnut worked six weeks. After all, he is hungry to defend his title. This is how he became six times champion. This is how he gained fame and fortune. That’s why on this 4th of July, a certain part of America will be staring at Chestnut with […]

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World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Won by Beagle-Boxer-Basset Mix

June 22, 2013 Michael Gold 1 comment Nation Animals, California, competition, dogs, pets, World’s Ugliest Dog 14 pictures For 25 years, the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest has been judging charismatic Chihuahuas and Pugs with ugly mugs. At this year’s competition, held in Northern California, the […]

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Lake Oswego police dog and dog handler win Top Dog contest

Angela BrownLake Oswego Officer Bryan McMahon is about to release Kai to extract an imaginary suspect from a vehicle. McMahon and Kai won first place in the recent Top Dog Competition among police departments. LAKE OSWEGO — Police dog Kai and his partner, Constable Bryan McMahon, have won the sixth annual Top Dog contest held […]

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Hog-Dog competition moves north from Vancleave

VANCLEAVE, MS (WLOX) – The so-called Hog-Dog competition that was to be held in Vancleave will not be coming to the area. The Jackson County Board of Supervisors recently voted to allow the Hog-Dog to continue, with very strict limitations. Despite this, the hosts decided to take their show elsewhere. “After we got the first […]