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Top canine athletes compete at the Rio All-Suites Hotel & Casino

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Some of the most talented dogs from across the country will complete in Las Vegas' first ever Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge Western Regional event.

The premier canine sporting event features dogs competing in a variety of "Olympic-style" events, including high-flying disc routines, head-to-head weave pole racing, large and small dog agility courses, Jack Russell hurdle racing and of course, dog diving.

All events are taking place the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino.

Any local dog has a chance to complete in the Challenge with an open qualifying round on Friday, March 1 in both the dog diving and freestyle flying disc competitions.

Top qualifiers earn a spot in Saturday's competition with the possibility of moving ahead to the National Championship in St. Louis in October.

  • Open Qualifier Registration - 9:30 a.m.
  • Diving Dog Qualifying - 10:30 a.m.
  • Freestyle Flying Disc Qualifying - 11 a.m.

The public is invited on Saturday, March 2 to watch Purina Pro Plan Incredible Dog Challenge from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is complimentary.

For more information visit their website.

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