Dash (b. 2/17/11) is a friendly, enthusiastic papillon from a litter of high-achieving conformation and sports competition dogs. Dash has earned the highest trick dog titles in both national and international organizations, and has performed on three continents and all over the USA.
Dash’s repertoire of over 50 circus tricks includes playing sports (basketball, baseball, soccer and skateboarding), doing handstands, barrel rolling, basketball, skateboarding, tightrope walking, spinning circles in increasingly smaller bowls, and backwards leg weaves, among many others. Click here to see a video of Dash’s “Circus Story” routine.
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Besides being a talented stage performer, Dash has earned 34 titles and versatility awards in 4 sports, including advanced AKC titles in trick performance, agility, rally, and obedience. His official name is:
TDCH TopFlite Dash 4 Cash UD, BN, GN, GO, RE, MX, MXB, MXJ, MJB, T2B, SSA, AD, CGC, TKP, “Achiever Dog”
Dash performed his first trick show at the age of 9 months to a crowd of 600 in Istanbul, Turkey. By 13 months of age, Dash had earned his DMWYD Trick Dog Championship, demonstrating over 50 tricks in a variety of required categories.
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