Shelter Dogs Get Much Needed Exercise

9 years 2 months 6 days ago Tuesday, August 17 2010 Aug 17, 2010 Tuesday, August 17, 2010 10:33:57 AM CDT August 17, 2010 in News

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.

 

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