Yellow Lab Named Lily Wins Florida Dog Surfing Contest

Tired of playing fetch with your dog? Teach your pet to surf. The 8th Annual East Coast Dog Surfing Championships were held over the weekend in Cocoa Beach to support the local humane society.

  <b>         <b></b>     </b>      <p>NOEL KING, HOST: </p>     <p> Good morning. I'm Noel King. Are you tired of playing fetch with your dog? Here's a new pandemic project. Teach them to surf instead. Last weekend marked the 8th Annual East Coast Dog Surfing Championships in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Man's best friend put their best sandy paw forward, all in the name of supporting the local Humane Society. The surf was a little rough, but Lily, a yellow lab, took home the coveted championship title. It's MORNING EDITION.</p>      <p>Copyright © 2021 NPR.  All rights reserved.  Visit our website <a href="https://www.npr.org/about-npr/179876898/terms-of-use">terms of use</a> and <a href="https://www.npr.org/about-npr/179881519/rights-and-permissions-information">permissions</a> pages at <a href="https://www.npr.org">www.npr.org</a> for further information.</p>      <p>NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by <a href="http://www.verb8tm.com/">Verb8tm, Inc.</a>, an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.</p>

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