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Surfing Dogster Makes USA Today — and Marmaduke!

Abbie Girl is an Australian Kelpie with many talents. Not only is she a Dogster, but she also herds sheep (per her breed's strong spot),...

Maria Goodavage  |  Feb 8th 2010


Abbie Girl leaves Dozer the Surfing Bulldog in her wake while riding the waves at Coronado State Park, near San Diego (Photo: Dan MacMedan, USA Today)


Abbie Girl is an Australian Kelpie with many talents. Not only is she a Dogster, but she also herds sheep (per her breed’s strong spot), rock climbs, and surfs. In fact, this sporty girl can surf well enough that she was chosen to be a surfing extra in the upcoming film, Marmaduke. This led to her being featured in USA Today. Check out the article.

If her part stays in the film, you’ll be able to see Marmaduke and say, “Yep, I know that dog. She’s a Dogster, just like my dog.” (Unlike your dog, she earned $400 for her role as an extra…)