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Paws in The Park
June 17th & 18th, 2017

Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce is premiering a new area event for 2017! Paws in The Park is bringing tons of four-legged fun for the whole family to Torpy Park in Minocqua. 

The event will feature dog agility demonstrations, a pet expo, and Dock Dogs of Wisconsin. 

Dock Dogs of Wisconsin

Dock DogsDock jumping also known as dock diving is a dog sport in which dogs compete in jumping for distance or height from a dock into a body of water. There are dock jumping events in the United States and other countries such as United Kingdom, and Australia. 

The Dock Dog team consists of one handler and their dog.  Handlers need to be at least seven years old.  Any dog, of any breed over 6 months old can try at this sport.

Events Include:

  • Extreme Vertical: Extreme Vertical is the high jump for dogs.

Dogs jump and grab for an extended bumper hanging 8ft out over the water starting at 4’6” high.  The bumper continues to rise 2   Inches until there is one clear winner.

Division Jump Height
Cadet Up to 5'11"
Top Gun 6'0" to 6'11"
High Flyer 7'0" and above

  • Big Air:  Big Air is the long jump for dogs.

Each Dog/Handler Team is measured for distance  by 2 Dock Dogs®      Certified Judges (Regional/Club events) who “eye-ball” where the dog’s hind quarter breaks the water’s surface.

1’ – 9’11” Novice Division
10’ – 14’11” Junior Division
15’ – 19”11” Senior Division
20’ – 22”11” Master Division
23’ – 24’11” Elite Division
25’ and up Super Elite Division

  • Speed Retrieve. Speed retrieve is a drag race for dogs.

A fast paced timed racing game. Dogs run, jump and swim to retrieve a bumper at the end of the pool.

> 8.000 Express
7.000-7.999 Turbo
6.000 – 6.999 Nitro
< 5.999 Sonic

Register your dog in the competition

 

Watch The Dogs in Action

Tentative Schedule- Schedule is subject to change

Sat. Jun 17, 2017

  • Onsite Registration/Practice – 09:00 am
  • Try DockDogs #1 – 09:00 am
  • Big Air Wave # 1 – 10:00 am
  • Big Air Wave # 2 – 11:30 am
  • Big Air Wave # 3 – 01:00 pm
  • Big Air Wave # 4 – 03:00 pm
  • Extreme Vertical (All in One Finals) – 05:00 pm

Sun. Jun 18, 2017

 (Pro, Semi Pro, Contender & Amateur Finals)

  • Try DockDogs # 2 – 09:00 am
  • Onsite Registration/Practice – 09:00 am
  • Big Air Wave # 5 – 10:00 am
  • Big Air Wave # 6 – 11:30 am
  • Speed Retrieve (All in One) – 01:00 pm
  • Big Air Finals – 03:00 pm
Dock Dogs