Some of the nation’s top four-legged athletes made their way to the suburbs this weekend to compete for the title of top dog at the Ashley Whippet Invitational.

Held at the Nike Sports Complex in Naperville, the event featured almost 75 canine-human Frisbee teams competing over two days, with the ultimate winner crowned world champion.

But more than the extraordinary leaps and remarkable feats of athleticism on display, the competition highlighted the close bond between person and pup.

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