Meet Dixie Dock Dogs’ Members:
DDD President, Rebecca Grove with Jazz
and Chuck Grove (Vice President) with Duke
Frank Utsch with Moose
Big Air: 19’10”; Extreme Vertical: 5’8″; Speed Retrieve: 8.349 Sec; Iron Dog: 2,564 Points
2012 World Championships Invite – Senior Division
and Karen Utsch & Brownie
Sabrina Sweeney-Garcia, Freddie Garcia,
Youth Handlers Owen, Jacob, Noah, and Ferran Garcia
with Kasha, Otter, Kodah and Apollo
2012 Dixie Dock Dogs’ Overall Team of the Year!
Kasha and Noah, & Rhapsody and Jacob: both teams just earned their National Senior Titles! Way to go!
Not only do the Garcias dock dive, they run a great rescue:
Linda Stewart (DDD Secretary) with Bailey
Dock Dog’s 2012 Most Improved Dog!
Bailey just earned his National Senior Title with Catherine Hentz!
Adam Hentz, Robin Hentz and
Youth Handler Catherine Hentz with Corey
Corey is also Catherine’s service dog and…
Dixie Dock Dogs’ 2012 Youth Handler of the Year and
Dock Dogs’ 2012 Most Inspiring Team
Team Piper Cub
Vicki, David and Youth Handler Dylan Kirkley
with Piper Cub and rising dock star Kendall!
Big Air 19’1″. Big Air Senior Club Title with Dylan
Speed Retrieve 9.522 Express
Big Air Junior Club Title with Vicki
Kendall hopes to be jumping off the dock next summer!
Maureen “Mo” Carter, and Rick Hoebeke with Reddog and Tally
Dixie Dock Dogs’ 2012 Rookie Team of the Year – Mo & Tally!
Tally just earned her Warrior Club Title in Iron Dog
and Extreme Vertical Cadet Title!
Pat Trainor with Trout
Dixie Dock Dogs’ 2012 Most Exciting Team!
Trout’s Best: Big Air 23’6″
Spring Day with Basil and Brie
Basil’s Best: Big Air 9’8″
Team Lightning Creek
Michael and Judy Eyer with Sunshine, Abby, Augustus “Gus”, and Bailey
Abby is the Coach
Sunshine’s Best: Junior Big Air Club Title
Gus’ Best: Novice Big Air Club Title; Express Speed Retrieve Club Title
Team Go Rhap Go
Sam and Karen Gentsch with Rhapsody and ASCII, Youth Handler Jacob Garcia
Rhapsody and Jacob Garcia – National Senior Big Air Title
Rhapsody and Jacob Garcia – 2013 World Invite for Big Air – Youth Handler
Rhapsody and Sam Gentsch – 2012 World Invite for Big Air Elite
Rhapsody 2011 Miss Dixie Dock Dog
Team Nathan, Jr.
Heather Gulden and Youth Handler, Jacob Garcia with Buffy and Nathan.
Nathan’s Best: Big Air Elite Club Title and Master National Title.
Nathan works full time at Tucker Pet Supply as a greeter, is on the cover of Victoria Stilwell’s new training book ‘Positively’ and has also filmed training videos with her.
Nathan is proud to represent for Primal Pet Foods and OmegaQD who keep him primed and fueled to Rock the Dock!
Margaret Mayer (Treasurer) with Bunker
Team Tracy & Lacy
Tracy and Lance McClain with Lacey
Team American Dog Training
Jennifer Davis with Ashka, Ralph and Prince
Big Air Master Club Title
Senior National Title
Big Air Personal Best: 23’7″
Extreme Vertical Personal Best: 7’5″
3rd Place 2013 World Champion Junior Division
Big Air Junior Club & Junior National Titles
Big Air Personal Best: 15’7″
2012 World Championship Invite
Big Air Club and National Senior Titles
Big Air Personal Bet: 20’5″
Big Air Super Elite Club Title
Big Air Master National Title
Big Air Personal Best 27’4″
Extreme Vertical Personal Best 7’2″
Team Fox on Fire
Jumping since 2008!
With Megan Underwood
Fox has a 2013 invite to Dock Dog World Championships for Lap dog and Veteran Dog!
Jäger has a 2013 invite to Dock Dog World Championship for Speed Retrieve Express!
Fox: (Crossed the Rainbow Bridge – Fox, you will be missed!)
13 year old Corgi/Beagle mix- retired master-level agility dog, therapy dog, cheerleader.
Strider: 5 year old Greyhound/Lab mix- champion lure cousing lurcher
Big Air Personal Best: 12 feet
Jack: 8 year old Pembroke Welsh Corgi mix
First US Lapdog to be an Iron dog; First US lapdog to do EV; First Lapdog to hit 5 feet in Extreme Vertical … and only 14″ tall!
National titles: Junior BA (PB 15′ 10″) Express SR (PB 8.310sec) Cadet EV (PB 5′) Iron dog PB 2630.28
Club titles: Senior BA (PB 16’3″) Express SR (PB 7.778 seconds) Cadet EV (PB 5′)
Jäger: “Foothill’s Just One Shot” 2 year old Pudelpointer.
National titles:Senior BA (PB 20’6″) Express SR (PB 8.011seconds) Cadet EV (PB 6’4″) Iron dog PB 2855.00
Team Rippin’ Rosie
With John, Marie (Board Member), Brandon and Youth Handler Jada Robinson
Personal Air BigBest to date – at only 7 months old…16’4″
With Sherri, Marcelo and Marc Fuentes with their Rottweiler, Lady!
Team Frisbee Freaks
Handler Amy Wright & Youth Handler Amanda DiJohn with Scout, Dakota, Deacon, and the team cheerleaders Harley & Dallys!
Scout – 4 yr old Belgian Malinois
2012 Dockdogs Worldwide Most Exciting Team
Titles: Super Elite, Turbo, Top Gun, Titan
BA: 27’7″ (dockdogs. 28’6″ other)
2013 Eastern Regional Speed Retrieve Turbo Champion
2013 Eastern Regional Super Elite 4th Place
2013 World Championships Invites in Super Elite, Turbo, and Iron Dog Titan
2012 World Championships Invites in Elite, Turbo, Top Gun, and Iron Dog
Dakota – 5 yr old German Shepherd
Title: Big Air Novice
Personal Best BA: 12’11
2012 World Championships Invite Novice
Deacon – 4 yr old Belgian Malinois
2012 Rookie of the Year
Titles: Junior, Turbo, Top Gun
Scout and Dakota are both Certified Narcotics Detection Dogs
Team Cold Nose College
Jumping since June 2013
Willow, is an effervescent, confident, 2 year old Australian Shepherd who has been trained using positive reinforcement training techniques. She’s also a working dog and Mascot of Cold Nose College, a positive dog training and education center founded by Lisa Lyle Waggoner, CPDT-KA, PMCT2, her trainer and doggie mom.
Willow earned her Club Junior Big Air Title in her very first dock diving competition at the Cohutta Challenge in Blue Ridge, Georgia in June of 2013 with a personal best of 14’10”. She followed that up by earning her National Junior Big Air title during her second competition at Summer on the Rock in July 2013 in Stone Mountain, Georgia.
Big Air Personal Best 14’10”
When not on the dock, you can find Willow enjoying K9 Nose Work, Agility, romping in the pasture on the farm with her brother, Cody, a 6 year old Australian Shepherd and enjoying many a squirrel chase. You can find dock diving and other training videos on the Cold Nose College YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/coldnosecollege, as well as dog training and behavior advice on the Cold Nose College blog: www.coldnosecollege.com/blog
See you on the dock!
Nancy Glass with her Rhodesian Ridgeback, Phoenix
Leah and James Smith with their Golden Retriever, Libby; Shih Tzu Indy; Maltese, Zoey and newest member, Golden Retriever, Luke.
Pictured is Libby
With Heather Murray and her Black Lab Outlaw
Personal best: 11’1 in Big Air
Team Blue Creek
Shep with McKenna Copeland
Personal Best: Big Air – 14 feet, 10 inches!
Holds a Youth Big Air Junior Title and Junior Club Title
Linda passed away May 9th, 2014 and will be greatly missed by Dixie Dock Dogs. She was a great person, competitor and friend that we loved dearly!
Other members not pictured:
Catherine Allred with Border Collie, Lizzy
Matthew Bohn with his GSP, Flyer
Annamarie Bryant with her Lab mix Abby and pit mix Karma
Kelly and Paul Bryant with their Flat Coated Retrievers, Charlie and Leica
Dori Chestnut with her GSP, Sadie
Mark and youth handlers Luke and Katie DiJohn with their lab mix, Georgia
Perry Donato with her Border Collie, Axel and Am Staff, Henry
Machelle Harlow with her Lab, Nahla
Susan and Kevin McCutchan with their Golden Retrievers, Nell and Finn
Larry and Mary Pauley with their Yellow Lab, Harley
Darrah Rorrer with her Lab mix, Mattie
Ken and Faith Wallace with their GSDs Inara and J’Fa
Danie & Howard Arnt with their Mixed Breed, Seeker and Whippet, Kona
Marie & Alan Moy with their dogs, Bubba, Georgia and Belle
Heather Murray and Johnathon Carter with their Lab Outlaw
Tamara O’neill with her Whippet, Theia
David VanSant with his dog Agent
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