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January 2010
'Drag racing for dogs' Article about Fog Dogs, Region 22, published in The Telegram.
Additionally, a local cable news segment on them, November 2009

March/April 2007
Flyball: The Best Kept Dog Sport Secret
Dede Crough
Article about Philadelphia-area flyball, published in Philly Fit Magazine's Healthy Pets section.

March, 2007
Flyball: Fastest fun on paws
Glenn Hamilton and Emily Venator
Article about flyball in the spring issue of Puppy and Dog Basics. (Photo credits: The Australian Cattle Dog is "Quest" owned by John Turcic and Susan Newby. Whinny" is the JRT owned by Glenn Hamilton and Emily Venator. Both photos by Len Sylvester. Toy Manchester terrier owned by Marney Boatwright.)

Oct 26, 2006
The fast and the furry: Speedy canines will race, leap and catch like crazy at flyball tourney
Erin Chan, Detroit Free Press
Featuring flyball in Davisburg MI, with a special focus on Spring Loaded and the Novi tournament.

Sidebar: Spring Loaded team: The All-Stars of Flyball

Full-page graphic: Four fast dogs on a mission

Oct 26, 2006
Come watch some of the best dog athletes in the nation
Christy Powers, Payson Roundup
Featuring flyball at the Cynosports games, and the Geen dogs on INXS.

Jul 30, 2006
Dogs have a ball on the fly: Eager canines, owners avid to compete in relay races
Anne Rueter, Ann Arbor News
Featuring tournament at the Chelsea Fairgrounds.

Jul 22, 2006
The most fun on 16 legs
Alison Cook, Houston Chronicle
Featuring the Reliant flyball tournament in Texas.

Jul 21, 2006
GetGoing Flyball
Paul Williams, Washington Post
Featuring flyball in the Maryland area.

Jul 10, 2006
Marion County Fair is Dog-Gone great with Muddy Paws A-Flyin'
Featuring Muddy Paws A-Flyin' competing at the Marion County Fair on the State Fairgrounds in Salem.

Jul 7, 2006
Cathy Aims to Teach Dogs New Tricks
Lorraine Parker, Isle of Wight Today
Featuring Cathy Humphries, co-owner of the Isle of Wight dog-training business Wight Wizards Agility and Flyball.

Jul 5, 2006
Flyball: Team Sport for High-Speed Hounds
Nick Ruland, Red Rock News
Featuring the Sedona Red Rockets flyball team.

Jul 5, 2006
Dogs and humans alike love fast, furious sport
Caitlin McIntyre, The Guardian
Featuring the Fast N FURious "Dogfathers of Confederation" tournament July 1-3 at the Charlottetown Civic Centre.

Jun 24, 2006
Doggin' It At Work
Jennifer Robison, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Featuring Shazam, a border collie that plays with the Las Vegas Flyball team "Flying Colors" and is owned by Steve Morris and Kris Pickering. The article was on Take Your Dog to Work Day.

Jun 23, 2006
Dogs gone wild
By Leila Kheiry, Frontiersman
Featuring Alaska's first flyball tournament at the Alaska State Fairgrounds in Palmer.

Jun 17, 2006
Dogs At Work And Play
Photo by Chris Gardner, Associated Press
Featuring Dusty, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi, racing over a jump during a flyball competition at the Humane Society of Baltimore's Bark in the Park canine games Saturday, June 17, 2006 in Reisterstown, Md.

Jun 14, 2006
Flyball comes to Palmer
Melodie Wright, Anchorage Daily News
Featuring the first Alaska flyball club, Alaska Dogs Gone Wild.

Jun 9, 2006
Pet Fair at Offutt Air Force Base
Photo by Jeffery Gates
Featuring Chase, of the Ball Driven Bandits, doing a demo at the Offutt Air Force Base for their first Pet Fair. The photo appeared in the base paper Air Pulse on June 9, 2006. The Pet Fair was on June 3.
Jun 6, 2006
Flyball comes to Wyoming
by Karla Pomeroy, Laramie Boomerang
Featuring the The Hole-In-The-Wall Gang, the first Wyoming flyball team.

Jun 3, 2006
It's the fast and the furriest in game of high-tech fetch
Kate Santich Orlando Sentinel
Featuring flyball in Florida.

Mar 29, 2006
Come fly with me
Photo by Nick Perry, Mississauga News
Photo of staffie Savvy in action at the All About Pets Show in Toronto, Ontario. Savvy is owned by Susan Newby and John Turcic of Stoney Creek, Ontario.

April 8, 2005
A sport to practice with your dog
Amy Hadley, 8 News Austin
Featuring Dogz Rule! flyball club in Texas.

Fall 2004
Learning to fly
Marisa Coppage, Dog and Handler
Featuring author Marisa Coppage's sheltie, Shen.

© 2005 North American Flyball Association
Header photo by Mark Fletcher