On the Radar: Purina Incredible Dog Challenge

Welcome to On the Radar, where we preview upcoming events to mark your calendars for. Looking for something to do with your best doggie friend next weekend? Snap a leash on him and take him down to the Purina Incredible Dog Challenge at downtown St. Petersburg’s waterfront Spa Beach Park. Don’t worry – he doesn’t have to participate. But the two of you can watch as the East’s most athletic “incredible dogs” battle it out in a series of competitions.

The freestyle flying disc challenge, dog diving, and Jack Russell hurdle racing (pictured) are among the event’s highlights, because who doesn’t want to see how far a dog can leap into a pool to fetch a floatable toy, or