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Paws in the Pool

The city of Spokane Valley is hosting its first ever doggy swim event, called Paws in the Pool. The event was a chance for pets to swim and end the season for the pool.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Jimmy Boy, an eight-month-old Yorkie, stands soaked by the hose used to give all dogs a rinse before taking a dip in the Valley Mission Pool, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Mercedez Shelton, 11, gives her Yorkie, Jimmy Boy, a toss into the Valley Mission Pool, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, while her sister Tiyenna Shelton, 10, watches.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Maggie, a five-year-old yellow lab, retrieves a toy during a dip in the Valley Mission Pool, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Nora, a three-year-old golden doodle retrieves a toy tossed into the Valley Mission Pool, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Maggie, a yellow lab belonging to Lisa Huffman, left, and daughter Hannah Huffman, right, shakes water from her coat at the Valley Mission Pool, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Dogs, revved by the presence of dozens of dogs, chase each othe and jump in and out of the Valley Mission Pool, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Pets seem overjoyed to run and play at the Valley Mission Pool, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.


Jesse Tinsley - The Spokesman-Review

Jimmy Boy, an eight-month-old Yorkie, is wrapped in a towel by Mercedez Shelton, 11, after taking a dip in the Valley Mission Pool, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.

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