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List of Dog Sports

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Dog sports are activities that involve dogs.

Training a retrieve in Schutzhund, a dog sport. Training a retrieve in Schutzhund, a dog sport.

There is much discussion about what exactly defines a sport for dogs. Some issues:

  • If a human companion isn't actively involved, is it actually a sport? Take greyhound racing, for example, or hunting from, say, a duck blind, from which the dog retrieves the game.
  • Is any activity a sport? For example, a conformation show, where the handler and dog walk or trot around a ring for a judge to evaluate the dog's appearance and structure.

This list is intended only to represent anything that anyone is likely to refer to as a dog sport, not to argue its validity as sport. Clearly, there are more sports to add to this list:

See also

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