RICHMOND, Va. -- Some folks in Richmond got to take their dogs for a run on Saturday during the first ever "Give a Dog a Job 5K Run/Walk."
The event benefited Canine Companions for Independence, which helps pair trained assistance dogs with children, adults and veterans who need them.
While a fully-trained assistance dog is valued at about $50,000, Canine Companions' dogs are awarded to folks who need them for free.
Accordingly, proceeds from the race went to directly to that effort.
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