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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.

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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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