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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Registration Open for 22nd Annual “Run with the Big Dogs”

Saturday, April 27 a race of the furry variety returns in Pocatello. 

Registration is now open for the 22nd Annual “Run with the Big Dogs.” The event from The Friends of the Pocatello Animal Shelter features a 2K walk, 2K run, and a 5K run. Adult registration (13 or older) costs $25 per participant while children’s registration (12 and under) is $15 per participant. 

“Thank you to all our participants, sponsors, and especially The Friends of the Pocatello Animal Shelter who have continued to make the ‘Run with the Big Dogs’ a success,” said Shaila McGuire, Volunteer Coordinator for Pocatello Animal Services.

Interested participants can register for the race here or in person at the Pocatello Animal Shelter, 3100 Avenue of the Chiefs. Registration includes (while supplies last) a t-shirt, bandana for the dog, and a doggy bag. Participants will also be entered for a chance to win one of many draw prizes.

Proceeds from the Run with the Big Dogs help to support the adoption of animals at the shelter.

For more information on Pocatello Animal Services, visit or like the department’s page on Facebook at

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