Take a hike with a Humane Society dog up for adoption

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Take a hike with a Humane Society dog up for adoption

Mutts in the Mountains allows volunteers to walk canines on trails
La Plata County Humane Society volunteer Bret Koster and Red, a shelter dog, hike Horse Gulch trailhead earlier this month. The Humane Society’s Mutts in the Mountains program pairs volunteers with shelter dogs to give them exercise and a break from the stress of the kennel.
La Plata County Humane Society volunteers with dogs, from left, Betsy Beck, with Coco Bean; Steve Parker with Monty; Bret Koster with Red; and Geni Miller with Cody; begin a hike at the Horse Gulch trailhead earlier this month.
La Plata County Humane Society volunteers with dogs, from left, Geni Miller with Cody; Steve Parker with Monty; Bret Koster with Red; and Betsy Beck with Coco Bean; walk up Horse Gulch Trail earlier this month on a Mutts in the Mountains hike.

Take a hike with a Humane Society dog up for adoption

La Plata County Humane Society volunteer Bret Koster and Red, a shelter dog, hike Horse Gulch trailhead earlier this month. The Humane Society’s Mutts in the Mountains program pairs volunteers with shelter dogs to give them exercise and a break from the stress of the kennel.
La Plata County Humane Society volunteers with dogs, from left, Betsy Beck, with Coco Bean; Steve Parker with Monty; Bret Koster with Red; and Geni Miller with Cody; begin a hike at the Horse Gulch trailhead earlier this month.
La Plata County Humane Society volunteers with dogs, from left, Geni Miller with Cody; Steve Parker with Monty; Bret Koster with Red; and Betsy Beck with Coco Bean; walk up Horse Gulch Trail earlier this month on a Mutts in the Mountains hike.

Take a hike with a Humane Society dog up for adoption

La Plata County Humane Society volunteers and dogs, from left, Betsy Beck with Coco Bean; Steve Parker with Monty; Bret Koster with Red; and Geni Miller with Cody; began their Mutts in the Mountains hike at the Horse Gulch trailhead.

Take a hike with a Humane Society dog up for adoption

La Plata County Humane Society volunteers with dogs, from left, Steve Parker with Monty; Geni Miller with Cody; Betsy Beck with Coco Bean; and Bret Koster with Red; meet at the Horse Gulch trailhead to take Humane Society dogs for a hike. The Mutts in the Mountains program gives dogs needed time away from the kennel and helps promote adoptions.

Take a hike with a Humane Society dog up for adoption

Cody, a dog from the La Plata County Humane Society, gets a morning outside his kennel as volunteers hike Horse Gulch Trail on Dec. 15 with Cody and other shelter dogs. The Mutts in the Mountains program pairs volunteers with Humane Society dogs for once-a-month hikes.
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