Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue holds annual Doggie 5K

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Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue holds annual Doggie 5K

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Cheers and barks rang through the park as the four- and two-legged friends of Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue took off from the starting line.

The Hudson rescue held its sixth annual 5K Doggie Day across the river in Minnesota at Lake Elmo Park Reserve Saturday, Sept. 24. This year’s event featured the yearly 5K along with a new 10K and Puppy Dash. Dogs were welcome to join their owners in the races.

“It’s definitely a family-friendly, pet-friendly event,” Jennifer Jensen, Coco’s event and program coordinator, said.Adoptable dogs from Coco’s stopped by the event with their foster families. Some ran in the events while others cheered from the sidelines or enjoyed the attention from visitors.This year the event drew roughly 300 visitors, according to Jensen.“It started out pretty small but it’s growing each year. This year is the biggest,” Jensen said.Jensen said many of the dogs and owners that come […]


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