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updated: 7/21/2011 8:00 AM

FlyDogs wow Palatine crowd with aerial stunts

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  • Shea, a Border Collie, stands up to catch a Frisbee during a performance Wednesday by the FlyDogs at the Palatine Park District's Community Center Gym.

       Shea, a Border Collie, stands up to catch a Frisbee during a performance Wednesday by the FlyDogs at the Palatine Park District's Community Center Gym.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • Carson dances with trainer Mare Potts during a performance by the Aurora-based FlyDogs on Wednesday at the Palatine Park District's Community Center Gym.

       Carson dances with trainer Mare Potts during a performance by the Aurora-based FlyDogs on Wednesday at the Palatine Park District's Community Center Gym.
    Bill Zars | Staff Photographer

  • Video: Flying Dogs show in Palatine

 
Daily Herald report

The FlyDogs entertained children and parents alike Wednesday during a high-flying performance at the Palatine Park District's Community Center Gym.

The Aurora-based canine troupe's show included agility displays, tricks, spinning, Frisbee catching and even dancing.

As part of the event, spectators were encouraged to bring in cans or small bags of food or soft toys for homeless dogs cared for by the Young at Heart Pet Rescue.

the show initially was planned to be held outdoors, but moved inside because of Wednesday's hot temperatures.

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