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Brazil Dogs Take To The Waves On Paddle Boards
About a dozen four-legged practitioners of stand-up paddle boarding took to the waves with their human owners off Rio de Janeiro's Barra Beach, practicing for a second annual competition next month in which canine-human teams race around buoys.
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Selva jumps from a paddle board off Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Selva is being trained by her owner to accompany her as she stand-up paddle surfs, along with other paddle surfing dog owners preparing for an upcoming competition of paddle surfers who compete with their dogs. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Bia Leal and her dog Ozzy paddle board off Barra de Tijuca beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan.16, 2014. Leal is training her dog to accompany her as she stand-up paddle surfs, along with other paddle surfing dog owners preparing for an upcoming competition of paddle surfers who compete with their dogs. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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People train their dogs to accompany them as they stand-up paddle board off Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The surfers are training for an upcoming competition of paddle surfers who compete with their dogs. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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A dog named Jack stands at the front of a paddle board as his owner trains off Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Jack is being trained by his owner to accompany her as she stand-up paddle surfs, along with other paddle surfing dog owners preparing for an upcoming competition of paddle surfers who compete with their dogs. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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A woman and her dog paddle board off Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Paddle boarders are training for an upcoming competition of stand-up paddle surfers who compete with their dogs. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Daniella Costa watches her dog Lily ride a wave on a paddle board off Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Costa is training her dog to accompany her as she stand-up paddle surfs, along with other paddle surfing dog owners preparing for an upcoming competition of paddle surfers who compete with their dogs. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Cecilia Canetti practices yoga on a stand-up paddle board as her dog Polo accompanies her off Barra de Tijuca beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. Canetti is training her dog to accompany her as she stand-up paddle surfs, along with other paddle surfing dog owners preparing for an upcoming competition of paddle surfers who compete with their dogs. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
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Brazil Dogs Take To The Waves On Paddle Boards

About a dozen four-legged practitioners of stand-up paddle boarding took to the waves with their human owners off Rio de Janeiro's Barra Beach, practicing for a second annual competition next month in which canine-human teams race around buoys.

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