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Hanzo, left, and Kalani surf tandem during the 5th annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP

A dog leaps off its board while competing during the 5th annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP

Toby rides a wave with a trio of rubber duckies.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP

A dog creates a splash with its board.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Nelson / EPA

Boards collide as dogs ride a wave in the 5th annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP

A dog rides a wave while competing in the 5th annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP

A surfer rides a wave with his two dogs in the 5th annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP

Skylar, an Australian shepherd, catches a face full of water in the 5th annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Nelson / EPA

A dog catches a wave in the 5th annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP

A surfer catches a wave with his dog onboard in the 5th annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP

Competitors head for the water.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Frederic J. Brown / AFP

A surf dog gets celebrity attention as it poses for photos.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Nelson / EPA

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2013 Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach

Action shots of the wipeouts and whimpering of the  wet dogs at the 5th Annual Surf Dog competition at Huntington Beach. Also see photos from last year’s event and 2011.

Follow Bryan Chan on Twitter @bryanchanphoto

2 Comments

  1. September 30, 2013, 9:51 pm

    The awful things we do to our beloved pets.

    By: denaeithcs@aol.comj
  2. September 28, 2014, 8:06 pm

    These pics are way better than the other set of pics for this contest. Is there an accompanying story?? Who won?

    By: Guest

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