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A dog rides a wave at the Fifth (Credit: EPA)

A dog rides a wave at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Dog surfing competition makes waves

Dogs of all shapes and sizes join together for the 5th Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Louie, an English bulldog, rides a wave at
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Louie, an English bulldog, rides a wave at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

A dog falls as its board overturns in
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A dog falls as its board overturns in a breaking wave at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. Owners are allowed to help the dogs catch waves, but then must step aside. (Sept. 29, 2013)

A dog rides a wave at the Fifth
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A dog rides a wave at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

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Skylar, an Australian shepherd, catches a face full
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Skylar, an Australian shepherd, catches a face full of water as it rides a wave at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

A dog jumps off a surf board after
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A dog jumps off a surf board after riding a wave at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Water splashes up from the surf board as
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Water splashes up from the surf board as a dog in one of the larger-size categories rides a wave at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

Surf Dog Joey, a West Highland White Terrier,
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Surf Dog Joey, a West Highland White Terrier, at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

A dog rides a wave at the Fifth
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A dog rides a wave at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

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A dog surfs backward as it watches its
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A dog surfs backward as it watches its owner during the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. Owners are allowed to help the dogs catch waves. (Sept. 29, 2013)

A dog makes its way through photographers, handlers
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A dog makes its way through photographers, handlers and assistants as it rides a wave at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

A wave crashes over a dog and its
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A wave crashes over a dog and its handlers as it is makes its way into the surf at the Fifth Annual Surf City Surf Dog competition in Huntington Beach, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2013)

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