Pets & Animals

Doggone good! The Purina Incredible Dog Challenge

See some incredible dogs that competed in the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge 2011 finals, where athletic pooches from around the world compete in diving, freestyle flying disc, weave poles, Jack Russell hurdle racing and agility competitions. The competition was held in Missouri on Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Read more about the competition, here.

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Lise Ann Strum and her Belgian Malinois, Vhoebe, of San Diego, Ca., compete in the Incredible Diving Dog competition. Vhoebe broke the world record for distance with a dive of 31'8''
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Diane Allen and her Border Collie, Bracken, compete in the Incredible 30-Weave Up-and-Back competition.
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Shunsuke Hirai, and his Border Collie, Shack, compete in the Incredible Freestyle Flying Disc competition.
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Chris McLeod performs with the Purina Incredible Dog Team at the Great Forest Park Balloon Race.