Loews Surf Dog Competition - Surfing Dogs [PHOTOS]

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on June 06 2011 12:12 PM
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The season of surfing has come!

Not only do humans surf, dogs apparently surf as well.

The Loews Surf Dog Competition was held in Imperial Beach, California on June 4, 2011. Thousands of people on Saturday attended the competitive event for dogs and their owners.

Around 50 dogs competed to become the surfing champion.

A dog rides a wave backwards towards its owner during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach

A dog rides a wave backwards towards its owner during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach, California June 4, 2011. Thousands of people on Saturday attended the competitive event for dogs and their owners. Reuters

Old British bulldogs Louie and Betsy ride a wave together during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach

Old British bulldogs Louie (R) and Betsy (L) ride a wave together during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach, California June 4, 2011. Thousands of people on Saturday attended the competitive event for dogs and their owners. Reuters

An owner celebrates as two dogs ride on one board during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach

An owner celebrates as two dogs ride on one board during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach, California June 4, 2011. Thousands of people on Saturday attended the competitive event for dogs and their owners. Reuters

Owners of old British bulldog Louie sit with him before the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach

Owners of old British bulldog Louie sit with him before the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach, California June 4, 2011. Thousands of people on Saturday attended the competitive event for dogs and their owners. Reuters

A dog rides on the nose of his surfboard during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach

A dog rides on the nose of his surfboard during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach, California June 4, 2011. Thousands of people on Saturday attended the competitive event for dogs and their owners. Reuters

A six-year old Pomeranian named Bobby Gorgeous waits to compete in his 20lbs and under heat at the 4th annual Helen Woodward Animal Center "Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon" at dog beach in Del Mar

A six-year old Pomeranian named Bobby Gorgeous waits to compete in his 20lbs and under heat at the 4th annual Helen Woodward Animal Center "Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon" at dog beach in Del Mar, California September 13, 2009. The event helps raise awareness and money for orphaned pets while promoting responsible pet ownership. Reuters

A surfer rides a wave with his dog during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach

A surfer rides a wave with his dog during the Loews Surf Dog Competition in Imperial Beach, California June 4, 2011. Thousands of people on Saturday attended the competitive event for dogs and their owners. Reuters

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