Blog Posts - Dock Dogs



SC EVENTS – FEBRUARY 2013

Well the new year is just zipping along and here in South Carolina we are looking at things to do in February already!  Wow….  I know what my pick would be – the two night Oyster Roast Open Trail Ride at Mullet Hall on James Island.  For those...
by CarolinaHeartStrings on Jan 20, 2013

First AKC Jr. Hunt Test. The Tale of Two Misfits.

My mom has been saying for a year that she wants me to get an AKC Junior Hunt Title. That’s fine with me. It means I get to go run out in the fields retrieving ducks, and it just doesn’t get any better than that. We’ve been working for a year...
by Team Fire and Ice on Apr 24, 2010

Correcting Dock Diving Problems That Might Develop

Often, people ask me about certain problems their dogs have developed on the dock. There are a few simple strategies you can use to get your dog back to their usual jumping status. Some are general strategies, such as: 1. Just give them time. All...
by Team Fire and Ice on Feb 9, 2010

3 years ago yesterday….

As you know, I like to listen to my mom and dad talk. Boy, can you ever learn some cool stuff doing that! Well, they occasionally mention a dog named Annie. My mom especially talks to me about Annie and says things like, “Sally, you and Annie woul...
by Team Fire and Ice on Oct 20, 2009

T minus 5 hours and counting

Well, this weekend is the DockDogs National Championships in Cincinnati, Ohio. Team 4 Dawg Flite is almost ready to go. Our dad will be home around 2:00, and we leave then! I am so excited. Spud is excited. My mom and dad are excited. Even Hoppy is...
by Team Fire and Ice on Oct 14, 2009

Do you think this dock makes my face look funny?

I can’t remember if I’ve posted these photos before or not. I was looking back through some old practice photos and came across this sequence from a practice back in January. I remember after this particular practice my mom and dad were looking...
by Team Fire and Ice on Sep 12, 2009

Iron Dog. That’s ME!

I’m going to be an Iron Dog! I’m going to be an Iron Dog! No, not this kind of iron dog. Nor this kind of iron dog. And I certainly don’t mean this kind of iron dog! I have qualified myself to enter the Iron Dog competition at our DockDo...
by Team Fire and Ice on Sep 9, 2009

The Throwdown is over. Photos included!

Our dock diving club’s first event is over. Dixie Dock Dogs did a great job presenting The Fishing Creek Outfitters Throwdown. I was very proud of all the dogs…well, and humans too…who work so hard to make it so successful. We had 186 registra...
by Team Fire and Ice on Sep 5, 2009

Summer stuff and more TV appearances

It’s been a busy summer. My mom and dad have been super busy getting ready for our club’s big dock diving event later this month. You wouldn’t believe how much work is involved with putting on a dock diving event: getting sponsors, putting out...
by Team Fire and Ice on Aug 2, 2009

Home from Missouri and loaded with loot!

Well, not exactly loot, but I did get several ribbons. Here’s how I did: Big Air: 2nd in Senior Division Extreme Vertical: Just a participant ribbon. I suck at EV. Speed Retrieve: 6th place Iron Dog: 4th place. This is something I’ve never en...
by Team Fire and Ice on Jul 20, 2009

Happy Trails to You…Missouri, here we come!

I knew it. I knew it! When I saw the equipment case come out, I knew it was pack-up-to-go-to another-event time! And this time, we are going to the Lincoln County Fair in Troy, Missouri. My mom said that this is an event hosted by the Gateway DockDo...
by Team Fire and Ice on Jul 15, 2009

Here it is!!

Remember in my last post how I told you about my mom and Spud and I going down to a marina and meeting with a television reporter? Well, the story was on the 6:00 news tonight. I thought it was really, REALLY cool! She got lots of good shots of me.
by Team Fire and Ice on Jul 7, 2009

Missouri, here we come!

Happy 4th of July, fans! Oh boy! Oh boy! Oh boy! We’re going to another dock diving event. Well, at least some of us are. My mom is taking me and Hoppy to Troy, Missouri for the Lincoln County Fair. It’s an event hosted by the Gateway DockDo...
by Team Fire and Ice on Jul 4, 2009

Oh my! So much has happened.

Where do I begin? I feel like I’ve lost touch with all my fans and let y’all down. I haven’t made a blog post in so long. Spud made one for me. (Wasn’t that post cute!) My mom has really been busy. Busy with her job which has had her monopol...
by Team Fire and Ice on Jun 19, 2009

hey it’s me, Spud

My sister Sally let me writ this intry in her blog. She loves her litl bruther. Last weekend my dad took me, just me, to a dok diving place up in sumwere he called ohio. We did a lot of dok diving. I got reel tired but I had very much fun. it seeme...
by Team Fire and Ice on Jun 3, 2009

I’m on strike

You will never….in a million years….believe what my dad has done to me. No, really. Try and guess. Let Hoppy eat out of my bowl? Nope. Bring a cat home? Nope. Give treats to Spud and Hoppy, but not me? Nope. Forget my birthday? Nope. Give up...
by Team Fire and Ice on Jun 1, 2009

B-I-G weekend dock diving. Lookie here!

Where do I start? We went to Sanford, N.C., for a dock diving event with Carolina DockDogs. It was a fantastic weekend for Team 3 Dawg Flite! Here’s the run down of what all we accomplished: Sally (Captain goes first) 2nd place in Extreme Ver...
by Team Fire and Ice on May 19, 2009

Am I Actually Bragging on My Little Brother?

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted, but my mom and I wanted to keep my post about our Jump-a-Thon up there as long as possible. And while I’m on that topic, thanks to everyone who pledged. Thank you from both my mom and me for help...
by Team Fire and Ice on May 14, 2009

Calling all Team 3 Dawg Flite fans....please come in.

Do I ever have news for you! Well, it's exciting to my mom and me anyway, and I just know you will be excited as well. It's actually two announcements. (Please read through this post. It's IMPORTANT!)1) We are going to the Nationals this year! Yipppe...
by Team Fire and Ice on May 3, 2009

Virginia Beach Heat and Cold Tail

Team 3 Dawg Flite got back home from our dock diving event in Virginia Beach very tired, but happy and loaded down with bling and ribbons! See….here’s all the cool stuff I won. It was pretty hot up there, but not as hot as it gets down here i...
by Team Fire and Ice on Apr 29, 2009


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