Tag Archives: walk with dogs

Two healthy dogs

Grace at Lake Erie in July Yesterday, Grace and Max had an appointment with Dr. Mary O’Grady at Barbour Lane Animal Hospital for their annual checkup and vaccinations.  A yearly vet visit is necessary, but this one was particularly important.  … Continue reading

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“Hello, my name is John and I am walking my dog across America…”

We have had a busy couple of weekends!  Last Sunday, we headed to Cherokee Park for the Million Mutt March, hosted by No Kill Louisville.  The day began with a 5k run/walk (dog friendly, of course) and continued into the … Continue reading

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Come out to the Million Mutt March and Meet Our Team!

This Sunday, October 16th, the Dog Walk America team will have a booth at the Million Mutt March, hosted by No-Kill Louisville.  The event will be held in Louisville, Kentucky at Hogan’s Fountain in Cherokee Park from 8am until 2pm. … Continue reading

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Route Update

This is just a short entry with our most current plans for our route. We have decided to begin in Lewes, Delaware on the American Discovery Trail which will then pass through Washington D.C., cross West Virgina, and take us … Continue reading

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Tyler

Tyler quit his job this year to walk across America. He was working as a well-paid corporate lawyer in Chicago, but he wasn’t happy. He decided he would be much happier hiking across the country with his dog, Mabel. He … Continue reading

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My first taste of The Walk

On Sunday, Kait and I embarked on a training walk that we have had planned for months. Leaving from our house in the Highlands of Louisville, we walked 10.75 miles to my parents’ house out in the suburbs. The walk … Continue reading

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Kids: How to Meet a Strange Dog

The first time we visited South Central Elementary, we happened to meet the After School Coordinator, Mary-Jane. I left her with my contact info, in case she wanted us to come in to visit with the after school crowd some … Continue reading

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A trial run for Tail Waggin’ Tutors

Tail Waggin’ Tutors is a program offered by Therapy Dogs International that utilizes a dog and handler volunteer team in a school setting. Children, often having difficulty finding the confidence to read aloud, get to read to a dog. The … Continue reading

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Back to School

I once worked a summer as an assistant teacher at Sycamore Run Early Childhood Center, and Max and Grace both came with me regularly.  I had never worked with children and I held no relevant training or experience, but (to … Continue reading

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