Our four legged friends were given an opportunity to cool off one last time for the season while fundraising for the Bark NZ charity whose aim is to reduce the national dog bite statistics in children 12 years and younger.
We went along to Pt Erin Pool to check out the action.
Assessing the pool before take off
Beautiful Corgi taking staying safe with a lead in the deep end
So much love in these eyes!
8 year old blue merle border collie Gibbs has his blue eyes on the prize.
Gibbs and his prize
14 year old Honey patrols while 5 year old Shadow has found something interesting below the surface
Honey and Shadow take a break while still cooling off.
Shadow having a serious moment.
Beagle brothers 9 year old Jimmi and 4 year old Wilson are on their best behaviour as their eyes ask for a treat.
Making an important ball decision before jumping in the pool!
Cousins, 8 year old Max and 10 month old Ari corgis strike a pose.
Shadow has no time for pats when there is swimming to be done.
Beautiful patient pup waiting for a ball to be thrown.
Lining up the balls before doggie chaos.
Shadow looks at his target
Shadow making his way out of the deep end
Sumo, 15 months having a breather after a big day in the pool
Confident deep end swimming
One happy and tired pup
Begging for a ball to be thrown.
Swim suit, check. Life jacket, check. Confidently jumping in to the pool