Hang 20: Dogs Ride Pacifica Waves in Annual Surfing Contest

Dogs big and small gathered on the beach in Pacifica, California, Saturday for the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship.

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A golden retriever practices its surfing technique before it hits the waves in Pacifica for the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018.
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A dog and his owner gets ready for the third annual World Dog Surfing Championships in Pacifica on Aug. 4, 2018.
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Hang 20 because dogs surf with all their feet! A dog owner shows off the dog surf lifestyle on her jacket.
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Friends are made at the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship in Pacifica. Two puppers have a quick chat before the ride the waves.
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Any kind of dog can surf, even pugs.
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Surf dog Derby and owner Kentucky Gallahue get ready for the surfing competition.
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A surfing dog rides a wave during the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship in Pacifica.
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A surfing dog rides a wave during the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship in Pacifica.
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A surfing dog rides a wave during the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship in Pacifica.
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Ryan Thor and his pup Dudeman warm up before the World Dog Surfing Championship in Pacifica.
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A surfing dog rides a wave with its owner during the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship in Pacifica.
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A dog and surfers look on during the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship in Pacifica.
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A surfing dog rides a wave during the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship in Pacifica.
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A surfing dog rides a wave during the 3rd annual World Dog Surfing Championship in Pacifica.
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