Sunday, October 21, 2012
TODAY: 5th Annual Southwest Florida Dog Diving Club; Spook Splash and Dog Olympics
•Southwest Florida Dog Diving Club
•7900 Buckingham Rd. Fort Myers, Florida
Dogs from across the state of Florida will jump, soar and splash to capture first place in an event like no other. Big air is the phenom sweeping the nation. If you've seen a dog jump off the end of a 48-foot dock into the water to chase his favorite toy, then you have experienced this sport. Each dog gets a running start from the dock and jumps. The jump is measured from the end of the dock to the point where the dogs rear hits the water. To encourage the dogs, handlers may throw anything that floats and can be retrieved. The longest jump wins. noon-5 p.m. 691-4070. Admission is free to the public. To register a dog for this event, go to www.splashdogs.com. Clean fun for the entire family.