Feb 182013
 

DOZER THE MARATHON DOG

Good Doggie!

 

 

 

Dozer, a three-year-old “goldendoodle,” saw a bunch of people run by his home in Fulton, Maryland. He became so excited that he crossed his invisible fence and started running with them. Seven miles later, Dozer crossed the finish line of the Maryland Half Marathon, a fundraising event for the University of Maryland’sGreenebaum Cancer Center. The runners did not know Dozer was alone. He returned home the next day, looking so tired that his owners took him to the vet. Word got around, and they realized Dozer was the dog on the marathon’s TV coverage. Marathon organizers gave Dozer a special award. Now he has his own runner’s pageand Facebook fan page -and he’s raised $21,000 for the cancer center!

 

 

Read the full text here: http://mentalfloss.com/article/28163/8-wonderful-dog-stories#ixzz2LIEywM9e
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