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Air Dogs Make a Splash

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Cooper begins to take off for over 16 feet in chasing a toy thrown by owner Jim Wenberg, of Whitehouse, Ohio, during the competition.

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Jumping Jack catches a toy thrown by Courtney Graham, of Dearborn, Mich., as he heads for the pool.

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Tracy, left, and her daughter Ashley, 4, of Holland, watch as Jitter Bug swims to the ramp after diving. Jitter Bug is the dog of Milt and Cathi Wilcox, of Jacksonville, Fla. Milt is the president and main announcer and Cathi serves as secretary of Ultimate Air Dogs.

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Brenda Gibson, of Ottawa Hills, cheers her dog's enthusiastic jump into the pool and its first time in the Ultimate Air Dogs competition for long-distance jumping.

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Kelsey Crall, left of Perrysburg, gets some help from Milt Wilcox as she tries to coax her dog Isis into the pool from the ramp. Dogs that have not jumped off the dock get a few practices off the ramp.

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Kelsey Crall leads her dog Isis into the pool.

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Milt Wilcox, president of Ultimate Air Dogs, is a former baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers.

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Zoom catches a toy thrown by owner Susan Harrington, of Put-in-Bay, Ohio, while jumping over 23 feet in the dock jumping competition.

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