Not just an afternoon in August: dog owners celebrate in the Latin American capital as owners are urged to exercise with their pets

(LaPresse) Pet owners in Lima, Peru, participated in a race with their four-legged companions as part of an event to celebrate ‘International Dog Day.’ The animals were examined by a veterinarian before the race to make sure they were in good health. The event also aimed to encourage owners to adopt healthy habits, such as walking and running with their dogs.

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