GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — Exercise is known for reducing anxiety in all dogs, but especially shelter dogs.

Pitt County Animal Services’ Mutt Strutters has a unique program that helps both the dogs and the volunteers. The volunteers for this program meet every morning to walk the dogs, sometimes for even over a mile.

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They know that walks are important to their physical, emotional and mental well-being. The walks also help get the dogs seen for possible adoption, as well as photos and videos on social media.

People & Places Extra: Mutt Strutters

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