Meet Bodhi, This Week’s Adoptable Running Dog
A little something to combat any cases of the Monday Blues that might be floating around: This week’s adoptable running dog, Bodhi. He’s a big three-year-old — 80 pounds! — who, yes, loves his exercise, but mostly loves to hang out in your lap. Clearly, he doesn’t know that he is 80 pounds. Learn more about him below.
Age: 3 years
Breed: Weimaraner/Pit bull mix
Size: 80 pounds
Background: Bodhi was at Street Tails as a puppy and was recently returned to the shelter by his adopters.
Running style: Bodhi is an energetic dog with horse-like legs that just look like they’re begging to run! Because of his large size, he probably should not run long distances, but he certainly would be excited to be your 5K or 10K training partner!
Why Bodhi is awesome: Bodhi is most likely the largest lap dog you’ll find. While he might like and need exercise, what he loves most of all is to sit on his humans’ laps and cuddle. And with that adorable snaggle-toothed overbite, who could resist his big hugs?! And a bonus: Because he has lived in a home most of his life, he is house-broken, knows commands and has great leash manners — you’ll have no trouble getting this guy acclimated to your home.
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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