Meet Daphne, This Week’s Adoptable Running Dog 


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Um, can you look above and check out that smile? That smile belongs to this week’s adoptable running dog Daphne, a swell running partner regardless of your pace and a good lap dog when you need one, too. Find out more about her below.

Name: Daphne

Age: 2 to 4 years

Breed: Pit bull mix

Size: 51 pounds

Background: Daphne was found as a stray.

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Running style: Daphne has lots of energy and is happy to run fast, or slow, or even just walk. She likes to explore a bit when she’s outside and probably would love to hike in the woods.

Why Daphne could be the right dog for you: Daphne is a very social dog. She loves meeting people but is not a fan of cats or small dogs. She would do best in a home with older children. Daphne also likes to spend quiet time sitting next to you or maybe even on top of you!

You can find out more about Daphne (and other adoptable animals) here. If you are interested in adopting her, you can email PAWS at dogs@phillypaws.org, call them at 215-298-9680, ext. 16 or fill out an application here. Her animal ID is A30880828. And for more awww-worthy photos, check out our previous adoptable running dogs here.

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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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