Dog walking is one of Rigg-Rut’s favourite action projects and usually fills up very fast due to its popularity. Typically, we take 12 volunteers to walk dogs from a local kennels, College Garth Kennels, for a few hours on a Wednesday afternoon. The kennels only let us walk the friendly dogs, but often they’re quite strong (especially the huskies) which is why we have to walk in pairs, with each pair a few metres apart.
The kennels work with local councils to reunite and rehome stray dogs; therefore by walking these dogs they are able to become more socialised and hopefully more likely to be rehomed. This project has such a positive impact on the local area as it allows for College Garth to rehome more dogs.
So do your part and help Rigg-Rut achieve more points as a hall, but also have a study break and enjoy walking some doggos.
Josie (Action Rep)