More images from the 2005 Boatyard Dog competition.
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Spectators of all ages line the docks in Rockland Harbor before the
start of the competition. (The dog trials are a main attraction at
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show, which drew around
12,000 attendees last year.)
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The best seats in the house are on boats docked for the show.
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In last year's competition, six teams competed for Boatyard Dog
fame. Defending champ Boris and his owner, Carlton Johnson, proudly
display the "Pup Cup."
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Soldado leads her costumed owners through the crowd during a
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Making friends with the crowd, Sadie nibbles on a carrot-her
favorite snack food.
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Knowing it's all about looking good, Karmen shows off his
Hawaiian-print visor and royal blue vest.
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All the Trappings
Even with a bad hip, the defending champ nimbly jumps the lobster
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Jake and Barbara earn the coveted "Pup Cup" as the 2005 Boatyard
Dog Champions. As cameras flash, one fan yells, "You'd better get
used to the paparazzi!"