Photos: Dog days of summer


Dozens turn out for annual Doggie Dive

Maera proudly holds her fetch toy before she gets out of the water Wednesday evening during Doggie Dive at Centennial Pool. The pool was filled with canines and their owners for the annual event hosted by Sedalia Parks and Recreation. Recreation Superintendent Kari Tyler said guests paid $5 to participate, which will be used to fund additional equipment at the dog park at Clover Dell Park.


Photos by Nicole Cooke | Democrat

Ollie, just 11 weeks old, goes for the tennis ball thrown by owner Katie Hill in the shallow end of Centennial Pool. After a few times getting in the water, Ollie was ready for a break from all the excitement. Doggie Dive will be hosted from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at Liberty Park. Cost is also $5.


Photos by Nicole Cooke | Democrat

Hattie, front, and Maera make their way around the pool Wednesday evening under an overcast sky. The Doggie Dive event is hosted once a year at each Sedalia pool before Parks and Rec staff drains the water for the season.


Photos by Nicole Cooke | Democrat

From left, Kender, Maera and Hattie swim to their owner, Sydni Herrick, after all three dogs jumped in the pool. Herrick said they attend the dog-friendly event at Centennial and Liberty pools in Sedalia and in Warrensburg every year. “They love to swim and this way I can swim with them,” Herrick said.


Photos by Nicole Cooke | Democrat

Six-month-old Delilah gets up close with the Democrat’s camera as she gets out of the water after a quick swim in Centennial Pool’s shallow end. “She’s having a blast,” Delilah’s owner Donna Curry said. “She doesn’t walk in the water, she leaps.”


Photos by Nicole Cooke | Democrat

Maera proudly holds her fetch toy before she gets out of the water Wednesday evening during Doggie Dive at Centennial Pool. The pool was filled with canines and their owners for the annual event hosted by Sedalia Parks and Recreation. Recreation Superintendent Kari Tyler said guests paid $5 to participate, which will be used to fund additional equipment at the dog park at Clover Dell Park.

Ollie, just 11 weeks old, goes for the tennis ball thrown by owner Katie Hill in the shallow end of Centennial Pool. After a few times getting in the water, Ollie was ready for a break from all the excitement. Doggie Dive will be hosted from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at Liberty Park. Cost is also $5.

Hattie, front, and Maera make their way around the pool Wednesday evening under an overcast sky. The Doggie Dive event is hosted once a year at each Sedalia pool before Parks and Rec staff drains the water for the season.

From left, Kender, Maera and Hattie swim to their owner, Sydni Herrick, after all three dogs jumped in the pool. Herrick said they attend the dog-friendly event at Centennial and Liberty pools in Sedalia and in Warrensburg every year. “They love to swim and this way I can swim with them,” Herrick said.

Six-month-old Delilah gets up close with the Democrat’s camera as she gets out of the water after a quick swim in Centennial Pool’s shallow end. “She’s having a blast,” Delilah’s owner Donna Curry said. “She doesn’t walk in the water, she leaps.”

Maera proudly holds her fetch toy before she gets out of the water Wednesday evening during Doggie Dive at Centennial Pool. The pool was filled with canines and their owners for the annual event hosted by Sedalia Parks and Recreation. Recreation Superintendent Kari Tyler said guests paid $5 to participate, which will be used to fund additional equipment at the dog park at Clover Dell Park.
http://www.sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TSD081017DoggieDive-1.jpgMaera proudly holds her fetch toy before she gets out of the water Wednesday evening during Doggie Dive at Centennial Pool. The pool was filled with canines and their owners for the annual event hosted by Sedalia Parks and Recreation. Recreation Superintendent Kari Tyler said guests paid $5 to participate, which will be used to fund additional equipment at the dog park at Clover Dell Park. Photos by Nicole Cooke | Democrat

Ollie, just 11 weeks old, goes for the tennis ball thrown by owner Katie Hill in the shallow end of Centennial Pool. After a few times getting in the water, Ollie was ready for a break from all the excitement. Doggie Dive will be hosted from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at Liberty Park. Cost is also $5.
http://www.sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TSD081017DoggieDive2-1.jpgOllie, just 11 weeks old, goes for the tennis ball thrown by owner Katie Hill in the shallow end of Centennial Pool. After a few times getting in the water, Ollie was ready for a break from all the excitement. Doggie Dive will be hosted from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12 at Liberty Park. Cost is also $5. Photos by Nicole Cooke | Democrat

Hattie, front, and Maera make their way around the pool Wednesday evening under an overcast sky. The Doggie Dive event is hosted once a year at each Sedalia pool before Parks and Rec staff drains the water for the season.
http://www.sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TSD081017DoggieDive3-1.jpgHattie, front, and Maera make their way around the pool Wednesday evening under an overcast sky. The Doggie Dive event is hosted once a year at each Sedalia pool before Parks and Rec staff drains the water for the season. Photos by Nicole Cooke | Democrat

From left, Kender, Maera and Hattie swim to their owner, Sydni Herrick, after all three dogs jumped in the pool. Herrick said they attend the dog-friendly event at Centennial and Liberty pools in Sedalia and in Warrensburg every year. “They love to swim and this way I can swim with them,” Herrick said.
http://www.sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TSD081017DoggieDive4-1.jpgFrom left, Kender, Maera and Hattie swim to their owner, Sydni Herrick, after all three dogs jumped in the pool. Herrick said they attend the dog-friendly event at Centennial and Liberty pools in Sedalia and in Warrensburg every year. “They love to swim and this way I can swim with them,” Herrick said. Photos by Nicole Cooke | Democrat

Six-month-old Delilah gets up close with the Democrat’s camera as she gets out of the water after a quick swim in Centennial Pool’s shallow end. “She’s having a blast,” Delilah’s owner Donna Curry said. “She doesn’t walk in the water, she leaps.”
http://www.sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/web1_TSD081017DoggieDive5-1.jpgSix-month-old Delilah gets up close with the Democrat’s camera as she gets out of the water after a quick swim in Centennial Pool’s shallow end. “She’s having a blast,” Delilah’s owner Donna Curry said. “She doesn’t walk in the water, she leaps.” Photos by Nicole Cooke | Democrat
Dozens turn out for annual Doggie Dive
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