Dedicated shelter workers are always thinking of new ways to brighten their animals’ days. One of them is the Doggy Day Out.
That’s when dog lovers get to take pooches out of the shelter for a special day. Some dogs go on hikes, while others play near lakes or on oceanside beaches. Even sleepovers or snacks at pet-friendly cafes are possibilities.
A Doggy Day Out is a win-win opportunity. Dogs get to release their stress, work out some kinks and experience new sights and smells. And for dog lovers who don’t have lots of time but want to make a difference, it’s a way to hang with a pooch and give a shout out to a shelter. At the end of the day, they’ve both exercised and had fun doing it.
So, if you’re interested, contact your local shelter. You can also check online for names of shelters with a Doggy Day Out program.