Alicia Nicholas, from Peoria, Arizona, USA, reacts with her dog, Ho, during the opening ceremony of the World Dog Agility Championships being held in Johannesburg over the weekend starting Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. The international event is being held in South Africa, and outside Europe, for the first time. Dogs in categories, large, medium and small compete for the best times in obstacle courses to show their intelligence and agility after extensive training by their owners. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

Denis Farrell