Meet Kobe, This Week’s Adoptable Walking Dog 

If you’re looking for a pal to take to the trails with you as the temps drop, meet Kobe, a sheltie mix who keeps a nice speed-walking pace when traipsing around town. Learn more about him below!

Name: Kobe

Age: 6-10 years

Breed: Sheltie mix

Size: 25 pounds

Background: Kobe was surrendered by an owner who didn’t have enough time for him.

Running style: Kobe keeps a peppy pace when walking and is getting back into running after recovering from a little cough. He loves playing fetch and tug.

Why Kobe could be the right dog for you: This handsome boy has lived with a family, including other dogs. He is well mannered and knows several commands. His previous owners thought he was about 10 years old, but the PAWS veterinarian thinks he is actually only about six. Whatever his age, he has lots of energy and love to share.

You can find out more about Kobe (and other adoptable animals) here. If you are interested in adopting him, you can email PAWS at, call them at 215-298-9680, ext. 16 or fill out an application here. His animal ID is A33777577. 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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