Dog training on Bangor Waterfront

Posted Aug. 02, 2011, at 9:50 p.m.

Sherry O’Roak (left) of Hampden keeps her 6-month-old Parson Russell terrier, Eli, on a short leash as he tries to grab a seagull feather in the grass on Bangor’s Waterfront. O’Roak joined her mother-in-law Elizabeth O’Roak (right) of Orrington and Eli’s sister, Beatrice, for an informal gathering of the Penobscot Valley Kennel Club early Monday evening, August 1, 2011. Club members gather there on Monday evenings in the summer to train their dogs and share advice. The O’Roaks said they are are preparing the terriers for their confirmation class at the Union Fair later this month.