With Buddy once again the top surfing dog, owner/trainer Bruce Hooker of Ventura says it may be time for the 14-year-old terrier to retire.
"That last heat was probably the best of Buddy's life," Hooker said.
More than 4,000 people watched 80 dogs compete in the sixth-annual event, which was organized by the pet-food company Eukanuba and raised more than $100,000 for the Helen Woodward Animal Center in Rancho Santa Fe, the center said in a release.
For his board work, Buddy got a year's worth of dog food.
UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014