Autumn did the 5K walk with her owner Allison McCracken. The pair also did the walk in 2021. (Marilyn Thomas/H-F Chronicle)
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Dogs, owners walk a mile — or three — for SSHS

It was a walk for the dogs when South Suburban Humane Society hosted the Fast & Furriest 5K event Saturday, June 18, in downtown Homewood.

The temperature was a pleasant 76 degrees for the humane society event that drew 68 participants who walked, trotted or ran the 5K course or took the shorter one mile walk. The annual event helps raise funds for SSHS operations.

Several of the dogs were adopted from SSHS. Their grateful owners came out to continue their support for SSHS.

Dave Simpson of Crete said he’s fostered several . . .

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