The first ever Surfing Dog Spectacular was held at Noosa Beach here in Queensland, it was a first for Australia. The organizers VetShopAustralia.com.au was not sure how it was going to turn out, but people came from everywhere to watch the event, a great success I would say. It was all part of the Noosa Surfing Festival which ran from March 11 to 17- 2012.
Surfs up: Chris De Aboitiz with his surf dogs Lani and Rama. They kicked off the Noosa Festival of Surfing on Sunday. Picture: Megan Slade (via news.com.au.)
Former world tandem surfing champion Chris De Aboitiz lead the way with four of his dogs Lani, Rama, Murf and Mango. However Rama an 11 month old kelpie cross was awarded the Silver Dog Bowl for his great surf.
Read more about this event at VetShopAustralia, Surfing Dog Spectacular.