High School Cross-Country Team Helps Local Shelter Dogs By Bringing Them Along On Runs

What could be worse than being a human stuck indoors?  How about being a dog that almost NEVER gets to go outside?  Well, for some lucky shelter dogs at the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter they got lucky!  The St. Joseph High School Cross-Country Team decided to give the shelter dogs a bit of outdoor time.

Students from St. Joseph’s got to take about a dozen dogs with them on their morning run!  The school actually contacted the shelter, and they thought it was an amazing idea!

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“I am not sure who was more excited and having the most fun – the dogs or the kids,” said team coach Luis Escobar.  “Either way, it was a great time and I am sure we will do it again sometime soon.”

Everyone involved clearly had a really good time!  Some dogs often times don’t get the human interaction and freedom to run!  Even if only for a little while.

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