Swimming pool allows dogs so pets can splash around with their owners

Ibbie the four-year-old Spanish waterdog balances on a board at Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
Some of the dogs enjoying the day (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)
A swimming pool in Scotland held their first ever doggy swim day so pets could splash around alongside their owners. The open-air Gourock Outdoor Pool, in Inverclyde, Scotland let canines take a dip at the weekend at the last swim session of the season. Organisers were inspired by similar events which have taken place in England. Stephen McNally, 43, went for a dip with his Spanish water dog, Ibby, after travelling Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire, for the special event.
The pooch, aged four-and-a-half, loves splashing around in water and Stephen, who works as a resource manager, was happy to join her. Stephen said: ‘Ibby loves the water.

‘If we go to a beach, it is hard to get her out of there.

‘But I was shocked to see that she enjoys surfing as well.

‘There were a lot of floats there and she enjoyed being on them.

Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
The dogs love splashing around (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)

‘It’s was such a great day and the water was warm too which was a bonus.

‘Everyone had a good time, I even heard some people came from as far as Ireland to be part of it.’

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Organiser Natalie Skee brought her own dog, Esmerlda, a pug-beagle cross, for a swim.
Slinky the two-year-old dachshund and Sanna the one-year-old Afghan Hound brave the pool with owners Chloe McNeill and Arian Forrester. Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
Slinky the two-year-old dachshund and Sanna the one-year-old Afghan Hound brave the pool with owners Chloe McNeill and Arian Forrester (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)
Natalie, a team leader for Inverclyde Leisure, said: ‘We knew that there are pools down south that do this, so we decided to look into it and gave it a go.

‘I have two dogs and I brought one of them to the event.

‘I brought my puggle called Esmeralda. She’s a crossbreed of a Pug and Beagle.

‘She’s two-years-old and she loved it.

There were three sessions with 20 dogs at each session but tickets sold out quickly.

Natalie added: ‘I would like to think this is something we will do annually.

‘I think it’s a great idea and there is a big demand for it.’

Let’s take a look at the rest of the doggos enjoying their swim:

Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
It was the last swim session of the season(Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)
Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
Around 60 dogs took part (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)
Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
The dogs enjoyed playing with the toys (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)
Sanna the one-year-old Afghan Hound braves the pool with owner Arian Forrester. Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
Sanna the one-year-old Afghan Hound braves the pool with owner Arian Forrester (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)
Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
They’re hoping to make this an annual event (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)

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Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
Organisers were inspired by events in England (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)
Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
Dogs and owners enjoyed the water together (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)
Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
Dogs came from across Scotland (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)
Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
SO cute (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)
Cooper the chihuahua is wrapped in a towel by owner Lauren Kaine after Doggy swim day at Gourock Outdoor Pool. Around 60 dogs with their owners took the plunge and enjoyed the last swim session of the season. Sept 30 2019 . See SWNS story SWSCpool. These adorable pictures show dogs creating a splash in what is believed to be Scotland's first canine swim day. Pet owners got the chance to take a dip with their dogs at Gourock Outdoor Pool in an event launched by operators Inverclyde Leisure. The 'Doggy Swim Day' at the open-air pool - believed to be the first of its kind in Scotland - took place yesterday (Sun) and dozens of dog owners turned up for the social occasion. Stephen McAnally, 43, brought his four and a half old Spanish water dog Ibby to the event which marks the end of summer.
Cooper the chihuahua is wrapped in a towel by owner Lauren Kaine after Doggy swim day (Picture: Katielee Arrowsmith/SWNS)

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