Meet Taney, This Week’s Adoptable Running Dog

For this week’s adoptable running dog, we have the big, cuddly Taney (named after the Taney Dragons, of course). This big guy stays calm and collected around children, noise and other dogs, making him a great partner for runs through the city. When he’s not out pounding the pavement around Northern Liberties, you can find him getting belly rubs at Street Tails Animal Rescue. Find out more about Taney below.

Name: Taney

Age: 1 to 2 years

Breed: Pit bull mix

Where to find him: At Street Tails Animal Rescue in Northern Liberties

Size: 56 pounds

Background: Taney was found as a stray.

Running style: Taney trots along at a nice slow, steady pace. He would be a wonderful companion for someone who runs 10 to 11 minute miles. In the heat, he has been perfectly content to keep his runs right around three miles, and prefers to follow them up with plenty of belly rubs and hugs.

Why Taney is awesome: Taney is amazing both inside and out. This brawny beefcake is cool as a cucumber out on the road, and a cuddly couch potato back at Street Tails. Northern Liberties is full of crazy dogs, construction, and children, but Taney isn’t phased by any of it and always remains calm and quiet. Taney has all the qualities you could want in a dog, all wrapped into one smiley pittie. (And it appears that he may be house broken too!)

Interested in adopting Taney? Fill out the adoption application here or contact Street Tails Animal Rescue by calling 267-761-9434 or emailing adoption@streettails.orgAnd for more awww-worthy photos, check out our previous adoptable running dogs here.


The Monster Milers are a group of runners who help shelter dogs burn off  energy and get much-needed exercise by taking them on runs around the city. If you’re not in the market for a pup right now, but would still love to help out homeless dogs, you can always become a Monster Miler volunteer. Find out more about how to get started with the volunteer process here.

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