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Dog Paws in the Water: Dogs at Play

Today, rather than presenting a collection of images from the (often stressful) news of the day, I thought it would be fun to put together a group of photos of some canine companions having a great time in the water—splashing in a mountain lake, diving or surfing in competitions, playing in pools, or just cooling…

Dog Paws in the Water: Dogs at Play

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Today, rather than presenting a collection of images from the (often stressful) news of the day, I thought it would be fun to put together a group of photos of some canine companions having a great time in the water—splashing in a mountain lake, diving or surfing in competitions, playing in pools, or just cooling off in a puddle or trough.

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  • A dog jumps into a pool during a dog diving competition at the 2018 Dog and Cat trade fair at Leipziger Messe on August 26, 2018, in Leipzig, Germany.
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    Jens Schlueter / Getty

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  • Children play with a dog in a fountain at sunset in August of 2016.
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  • A dog jumps into a pool during the 2018 Dog and Cat trade fair in Leipzig, Germany, on August 26, 2018.
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    Jens Schlueter / Getty

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  • A dog swims with a ball at the 2018 Dog and Cat trade fair in Leipzig, Germany, on August 26, 2018.
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    Jens Schlueter / Getty

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  • A dog rides a wave during the Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, California, on September 25, 2016.
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    Lucy Nicholson / Reuters

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  • Two dogs wipe out during the Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach on September 25, 2016.
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    Lucy Nicholson / Reuters

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  • A border collie and an Australian kelpie play in a mountain lake.
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    Anne Geier / 500px / Getty

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  • A dog swims underwater during a water therapy session in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 30, 2019.
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    Sebnem Coskun / Anadolu Agency / Getty

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  • A competitor cools down after completing a round during the International Sheepdog Trials on September 9, 2018, in Dromore, Northern Ireland.
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    Charles McQuillan / Getty

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  • A dog shakes off after enjoying a river swim on an early morning walk in St. Fagans, Cardiff, Wales, on April 5, 2020.
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    Mark Hawkins / Barcroft Media / Getty

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  • A dog swims in the Red Sea, off the coast of Egypt, near Dahab.
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  • Joker, the resident terrier dog at the Dolphin Reef Center, frolics with the attraction’s bottlenose dolphins during his daily swim on April 27, 2005, in the Israeli Red Sea resort of Eilat.
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    David Silverman / Getty

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  • An underwater view of a dog playing with a toy in Thailand
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    Kampee Patisena / Getty

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  • Titti the diving dog launches herself off a clifftop into the waters of St Peter’s Pool in Malta on July 30, 2015.
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    Mark Cassar / Barcroft Media via Getty

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  • A man hugs his dog during the 14th annual Helen Woodward Animal Center “Surf-A-Thon” in Del Mar, California, on September 8, 2019.
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    Mike Blake / Reuters

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  • Dudley the German shepherd tries to catch a toy during the Splash Dogs competition heats at America’s Family Pet Expo in Costa Mesa, California, on April 28, 2018.
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    Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty

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  • Parafina Martins competes in the 2019 Surf City Surf Dog contest on September 28, 2019, in Huntington Beach, California.
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    Kyle Grillot / AFP / Getty

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  • A golden retriever leaps into a lake in a Russian forest.
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    Elena Mordasova / iStockphoto / Getty

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  • A dog swims through a field of water lilies at Lake Schwarzsee in Kitzbuehel, Austria, on June 19, 2011.
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    Kerstin Joensson / AP

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  • The Australian dog trainer and former surfing champion Chris de Aboitiz rides a wave with his dogs Rama (front) and Millie (back), off Sydney’s Palm Beach, in Australia, on February 18, 2016.
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    Jason Reed / Reuters

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  • Laurita holds the family dog, Lazer, in a paddling pool, as her mom Kamila fills it up by throwing water from an upstairs window to cool the dog down, in Hackney, London, on June 25, 2020.
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    Justin Tallis / AFP / Getty

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  • Miumiu bites a toy while playing in a swimming pool at Cute Beast Pet Resort in Beijing, China, on December 22, 2017.
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    Jason Lee / Reuters

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  • On July 13, 2003, Bambi, a 5-year-old Labrador-greyhound mix, beat the heat by charging sprinklers in a dog run at Centennial Hills Park in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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    Ethan Miller / Reuters

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