Shelter Dogs Get Much Needed Exercise
COLUMBIA - Mid-Missourians walked a hound to lose a pound Saturday afternoon.
The program helps shelter dogs get exercise and keeps walkers active.
The group meets at the Central Missouri Humane Society for a 2-mile walk on Bear Creek Trail.
The walks last one hour and begin at 8a.m., 9a.m., and 10a.m. Saturdays until October.
Sessions cost $10 and run a month at a time.
This is the second year Columbia Parks and Recreation has held walk a hound lose a pound.
Volunteers said both the dogs and the walkers loved the experience.