Meet Spaghetti, This Week’s Adoptable Running Dog 

Photo via the Monster Milers

Photo via the Monster Milers

This week’s adoptable running dog is full of energy, making him the perfect partner to push you out the door for your winter runs. He’s also a huge cuddle bug, i.e. the perfect pup to get snowed in with. Learn more about him below.

Name: Spaghetti

Age: 4 years

Breed: Boxer/American Bulldog mix

Size: 60 pounds

Background: Spaghetti came to Street Tails Animal Rescue from Women’s Humane Society. His family gave him up due to his high energy level.

Running style: Spaghetti is a wonderful runner and is quickly becoming a Monster Miler favorite! He trots along at a moderate pace and doesn’t mind stopping for some extra hugs and kisses. He could easily work up to a five-mile run and probably more.

Why Spaghetti is awesome: While his family may have given him up due to his energy level, we think he’s perfect just the way he is; he just needed a bit of exercise. Spaghetti is willing to hang with you on your running adventures and then lounge around and cuddle afterward — he’s an expert hugger and is super affectionate! As the Monster Milers like to say, a tired dog is a well behaved dog, and this is especially true in Spaghetti’s case. He’s really smart and the plus side to having such an intelligent dog is that he responds to corrections and directions really well, which makes running and walking with him a breeze. When you adopt Spaghetti you’ll also get the added bonus of having a dog who is already house broken!

If you’re interested in adopting Spaghetti, you can fill out an application at or contact Street Tails Animal Rescue by phone at 267-761-9434 email them at And for more awww-worthy photos, check out our previous adoptable running dogs here.


We work with The Monster Milers each and every week to profile local running dogs waiting to be adopted. 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, and they also just launched their first-of-it’s-kind Adopt a Running Buddy foster program. 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 or foster parent. Find out more about how to get started with those processes here

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