This is Gus. We are puppy-raising for Guide Dogs NSW.
Hopefully, Gus will one day be a working guide or therapy dog but in the meanwhile our job is to give him a good start, teaching him good dog manners, introducing him to everyday life experiences & socialisation with humans & other dogs.
That’s where parkrun has been invaluable as a part of all this. Gus is now 8-months-old and has enjoyed most weeks at our local parkrun where he’s a bit of a celebrity! Which he loves of course.
On Saturday 6 April, Japan will become the latest country to join the parkrun family, with the launch of Futakotamagawa parkrun in Tokyo. parkrun Founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE tells us the story behind the birth of parkrun Japan… In October 2017 we were approached by Sumitomo Life with regards the possibility of starting parkrun in Japan, they were also preparing to launch the…