doggy paddle

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doggy paddle

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doggie paddle

n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a swimming stroke in which the swimmer lies on his or her front, paddles his or her hands in imitation of a swimming dog, and beats his or her legs up and down
vb
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) (intr) to swim using the doggy paddle
Also called: dog paddle
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Translations

doggy paddle

n to do (the) doggy paddlepaddeln, Hundepaddeln machen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

doggy paddle

doggie paddle n to do the doggy paddle (fam) → nuotare a cagnolino
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Then the Doggie Paddle Plunge is the perfect event for you!
Doggie paddle Eddie Thomson the springer spaniel enjoys his physio session at the school's purpose-built hydrotherapy pool.
And the spectacular performance by Mark Flynn of Milltown Mowbray in the county have a whole new meaning to the idea of a doggie paddle.
Third place went to the "JJ Doggie Paddle" boat powered by Ralph, Mallory, Max and Cole Epstein.
Did you know that not all dogs know how to doggie paddle, and many need to be taught to swim?
SUPER-MUTT Muttley has made quite a splash since he moved on from the doggie paddle to scuba diving.
Police dogs injured in the line of duty are doing the doggie paddle to restore them to health.
THIS scruffy mutt had an unexpected doggie paddle when he became stranded in a stream.
"But once they've been in there a while the tails start to wag and then they jump out and doggie paddle to the shore."
DOGGIE PADDLE Holly in the hydrotherapy pool with her therapist DOG'S LIFE Kaiser in the pool and, right, the treadmill POOL For pet massage and swimming
And the pooch's rise to film-star status is all down to her ability to doggie paddle.