Monday, July 13, 2009

Who Will Win This Years Dogs and Sawdust Championship

Royal Canin Will be Among 'Dogs and Sawdust' at the STIHL Dogs & Logs World Championships

In addition to being a sponsor for the regular season DockDogs events, Royal Canin will also be a part of this invitation-only event at the 2009 Lumberjack Days in Stillwater, Minn. July 23-26.

St. Charles, MO (PRWEB) July 13, 2009 -- As a 2009 DockDogs sponsor, Royal Canin has become a recognizable partner to some of the nation's most athletic dogs as they run, jump, and retrieve. However, at this year's STIHL Dogs and Logs World Championships July 23-26, Royal Canin will be affiliated with the country's top lumberjacks as well.

For the second year in a row, teams of the very best athletes, both human and canine, have been invited to Stillwater, Minn. for head-to-head action at the STIHL Dogs and Logs World Championships. The competition includes not only the familiar DockDogs events, such as Big Air, Extreme Vertical, and Speed Retrieve, but also the Dogs and Logs Relay Championship, which pairs a lumberjack with a DockDog who retrieves bird dummies as the "jack" climbs, saws and chops.

Canine invitees for the competition were selected based on their performance at more than 60 qualifying competitions worldwide, while the lumberjacks are comprised of the top lumberjack sports athletes from all corners of North America.

"Because we provide the very best nutrition for animals, we are extremely proud to be associated with these dogs, which are some of the most athletic in the nation," said Ann Hudson, Director of Marketing at Royal Canin. "The Dogs and Logs Relay will showcase the very best in canine athleticism, and we're proud to be a part of it."

Royal Canin USA

Royal Canin USA is a forerunner in nutritional and technological advancement in pet food. With more than 40 years of experience in the animal health and nutrition industry, the company prides itself on putting knowledge and respect for the animal first. Royal Canin collaborates with nutritionists, breeders and veterinarians from around the world on impartial and relevant research to ensure dogs and cats receive the best nutrition through premium dog and cat food. For more information, contact Royal Canin at 1-800-592-6687 or visit

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