"Man, whose idea was it to go to the beach in January?" Dublin Supports Our Troops Dublin's Dad says: Dublin, my chocolate Lab is truly a unique dog! When he gets close to the park where he KNOWS his "buddies" are waiting, he SPRINGS about three feet straight up, just as if he had four springs attached to his paws. It's a quality that has made him somewhat "famous" in the neighborhood. Another quality... (as we say in Boston...) he's "wicked cute"! After the Patriots' loss to Denver in the playoffs, Dublin retreated to the couch and took a snooze.