A California High School Takes The Local Shelter’s Dogs Out For A Run.

Students from St. Joseph High School Cross-Country Team in California took the dogs from the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter out for a morning run and it is difficult to say who had more fun.

Last Thursday, during their daily workout, each student was paired with a shelter dog partner before they all headed out for a run as a group.

Sure enough, everyone had the time of their lives, very much including little Fred for whom the run proved to be a little too steep a challenge.

Students from St. Joseph High School Cross-Country Team in California took the dogs from the Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter out for a morning run on Thursday morning.

A California High School Takes The Local Shelter's Dogs Out For A Run.

Here is a video of a part of the run:

And here are the highlights:

Each student was paired with a shelter dog partner before they all headed out for a run as a group.

A California High School Takes The Local Shelter's Dogs Out For A Run.

For little Fred the run proved to be a little too steep a challenge.

A California High School Takes The Local Shelter's Dogs Out For A Run.

Team coach Luis Escobar wrote about the experience on Facebook:

This morning me and the St. Joseph High School Cross Country Team conducted our workout at the County Animal Shelter in Santa Maria.

With the help of Stacy Silva we successfully completed the first ever team Dog Run!

Each team member was assigned a dog and we went out for a couple miles around the shelter.

I am not sure who was more excited and having the most fun… the dogs or the kids. Either way, it was a great time and I am sure we will do it again sometime soon.

“I am not sure who was more excited and having the most fun… the dogs or the kids”, team coach Luis Escobar wrote on Facebook.

A California High School Takes The Local Shelter's Dogs Out For A Run.

“Have you ever seen a dog smile? We have!”, team coach Luis Escobar wrote.

A California High School Takes The Local Shelter's Dogs Out For A Run.

“We have these kids who are finishing their summer workout program and we have all these dogs. So we got them together”, Luis Escobar said.

A California High School Takes The Local Shelter's Dogs Out For A Run.

The St. Joseph cross country runners have been picking up Santa Barbara County Animal Shelter dogs for training runs.

Ruffwear donated harnesses to the Santa Maria Animal Shelter and the St. Joseph High School Cross Country Team for the run.

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