10 Races to Do With Your Dog

10 Races to Run With Your Dog

Want to mix training time in with your mutt? Hit the road with your furry friend at a dog run event near you. Check out our list of 2012 races to do with your dog

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6th Annual Long Dog Derby

Denver, Colorado - September 25

Come on down to the 42nd Annual Denver Oktoberfest for a day of 100-yard dashes and laughs with dogs of all shapes and sizes. Read More ?

Dog Run

14th Annual Tom Madzy 5K and Family Dog Walk

Berea, Ohio - September 25

Join in this fun-filled race for the whole family. Register early and receive a dental care kit for your pup.


Atlanta Dog Jog

Atlanta, Georgia - October 30

Bring your furry friend out for a mile or two to help benefit benefits Canine Assistants.


9th Annual Athens Run for the Dogs 5K

Watkinsville, Georgia - September 24

This event to help Canine Companions for Independence starts at Oconee Veterans Park. Dogs are welcome in the one-miler.

Dog 'N' Jog Fight to Keep Fido Fit

Davis, California - October 15

The Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Afterward, check out the Animal and Human Health Fair for tips on preventative care for you and your pooch.

Bark in the Park

Bark in the Park 5K Run and 1 Mile Dog Walk

Media, Pennsylvania - October 1

Get some exercise and have some fun while raising money for homeless pets. The Ask the Vet booth at the race is a great resource to make sure your dog is healthy.

Doggie Dash

2011 Animal Humane | New Mexico's Doggie Dash & Dawdle

Albuquerque, New Mexico - November 6

Dogs of all shapes and sizes will be dashing and dawdling at this community event. The two-miler is the most popular event and is open to all ages and canine breeds.


Paws & Claws 5K Run/Walk

Hopkinton, Massachusetts - October 23

Help the Baypath Humane Society at this fun fall event. Age groupers get to compete for top honors, and there are prizes for top doggie division winners, too.

Dogs Are Barking

My Dogs Are Barking 5K Road Race

Bedford, New Hampshire - October 16

Take your dog to the back of the pack at this second annual 5K race benefitting the animals at the local animal rescue league.


All Star Dog Run San Francisco

Santa Cruz, California - October 23

Run through the Redwoods with your pup. This out-and-back course is run on a mix of pavement and fire roads. Every entry contributes to our sponsorship of Morris Animal Foundation animal health studies.

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