Do you run, walk, stroll, meander or just enjoy spending time outdoors at Memorial Park? Have you been considering adopting a new pet? Need a new running partner? Friends For Life is making it a whole lot easier to meet your lifetime match with the Running 4 Home program.
The Friends For Life’s Mobile Adoption Van (MAV) provides an air-conditioned, clean and quiet environment transporting up to 33 adoptable animals at a time. Outside windows offer viewing under an awning while inside, adopters get a hands-on visit. With the only city permit to do so at Memorial Park, the MAV is parked near the running trail the second Saturday of each month.
By trading an item such as their car keys or driver’s license, runners can “borrow” a dog to accompany them on the trail. This process helps potential adopters get to know the animal, seeing if they are a good fit. Running 4 Home isn’t just for marathon runners-some Friends For Life dogs prefer just a walk in the park. For cat lovers, plenty of felines hang out in the MAV where runners can come on board and meet them.
The second Saturday of every month.
Upcoming: December 8
West Memorial Loop Drive (west of the tennis area)