Southeastern Guide Dogs of Palmetto made history on Feb. 23 at the St. Petersburg Walkathon as a world record-breaking 885 dogs came together to walk and show off their bandanas, shattering the previous milestone of 860 bandana-wearing dogs at an event in Scotland.
“Our wonderful friends and volunteers, both two- and four-legged, showed up in St.
Petersburg when it counted to support our superhero guide and service dogs that save the day for the people who need them – those with vision loss and veterans with disabilities,” said Southeastern Guide Dogs CEO Titus Herman.
The Walkathons raise more than a million dollars each year to support cost free, life-transforming programs. The bandana challenge continues at the April 27 Walkathon in Tampa, or join the April 13 Fort Myers Walkathon for fun (no world record attempt). Learn more at guidedogs.org.