Members of the St. Joseph High School cross-country team in California invited more than a dozen shelter dogs to accompany them on their morning run this week.
On Thursday, the dozen or so adoptable dogs from the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter were treated to the best morning ever.
Students from St. Joseph High School Cross-Country Team, in California, decided it would be nice to invite them along on their daily workout. So, each was paired with a dog partner before heading out for a miles-long run as one great big happy group.
Nobody wants to stay cooped up indoors on a nice summer day – and shelter animals are certainly no exception. Lucky for these pent-up pups, they found just the people to get them out and moving.
“I am not sure who was more excited and having the most fun … the dogs or the kids,” coach Luis Escobar said. “Either way, it was a great time and I am sure we will do it again sometime soon.” Hopefully this becomes a regular thing, and that it inspires other schools to try it out, too!